Knghtsbridge Roberston Surrette, NS
Aimée earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from St. Thomas University in 2004, where she was heavily involved in student leadership and served as Vice President Administration of the STU Students' Union. Aimée went on to receive a Master of Arts in the same field from Dalhousie University in 2008, where her research focussed on the contributions of women to post-conflict reconstruction in Western Africa.
An alumna of the Junior Professional Consultant/IYIP program with the United Nations Association in Canada, Aimée has completed several contracts with the Research and Development Unit at the United Nations Volunteers headquarters in Bonn, Germany, as well as with UNICEF Canada in Halifax. Aimée also spent 2 years teaching primary and secondary students in Seoul, South Korea.
In 2011, Aimée decided to put down roots in her hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and has since begun a rewarding career in the Human Resources sector with Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette. Through her work with the firm, Aimée is able to deepen her study of people, leaders, and organizations, as well as her commitment to the development and promotion of diversity in the workplace.
Aimée is currently Chair of the Board for Alex's Safe Harbour: a non-profit organization offering peer-led support groups for grieving children, teens, and families. In her spare time, Aimée loves to cook for her family and friends, as well as travel wherever and whenever she can.