Director, Work-Learn Institute, University of Waterloo
Dr. Judene Pretti is the Director of the Work-Learn Institute (WxL) at the University of Waterloo. With more than 20 years of experience in the post-secondary sector, Judene leads a team that conducts and shares research related to the experiences and impacts of work-integrated learning programs for employers, students and academic institutions. She is currently leading the development of an online national work-integrated learning resource hub for Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL) Canada and conducting research on how youth contribute toward organizational innovation through work-integrated learning experiences. She is an associate editor for the International Journal of Work Integrated Learning and the executive chair of the WACE International Research Community.