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Michelle Rempel

Canadian Member of Parliament

Government of Canada

Michelle is a Canadian Member of Parliament. She has served in cabinet as the Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment. She presently serves as the Shadow Minister for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. Michelle has a professional background in intellectual property management and technology transfer. Prior to her election, Michelle directed the sponsored research portfolio of a top Canadian university, and was a senior consultant with a Canadian management consulting firm. Michelle holds a degree in economics. She has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women's Executive Network, one of Calgary's “Top 40 under 40,” one of Alberta's "50 Most Influential People," and twice named a Canadian "Parliamentarian of the Year." Michelle is also a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.

Baidoa, Somalia

Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.