President & CEO, World Trade Center Winnipeg
Red Chair – March 7, 2019
Born in St-Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba, Mariette Mulaire is the President and CEO of the World Trade Centre Winnipeg. She was the President and CEO of ANIM where her involvement in numerous economic development initiatives on behalf of Manitoba included spearheading the creation and hosting of Centrallia, the first international B2B forum of its kind in Western Canada. Previous to that she spent ten years as Executive Director for the Economic Development Council for Manitoba Bilingual Municipalities (CDEM).
Mariette Mulaire’s participation in national associations and initiatives includes serving on the Boards of Directors of the Bank of Canada and Canada-Israel Industrial Research Development Foundation (CIIRDF) as well as the Advisory Board of the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP). She was co-chair of the Canada Summer Games 2017 Host Society and spokesperson for Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie in 2017 and 2018. In 2018, she was named one of the top 10 most influential Canadian Francophones by Francopresse.
She was awarded the Ordre des francophones d’Amérique in 2010, was the 2011 recipient of the YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction award in the “Leadership” category and received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. She was the 2015 recipient of the Award of Excellence – Promotion of Linguistic Duality from the Commissioner of Official languages. She received the Prix Riel and the Prix Maurice Gauthier in 2017 in recognition of her ongoing commitment to the promotion of linguistic duality in Manitoba and Canada.