Fonds ISPA - Isla Paterson fonds

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Isla Paterson fonds

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  • 1991-2009 (Creation)
    Isla Paterson

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  • 87 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

Isla Paterson was born in Fort William, Ontario in 1948. Ms. Paterson received a BA (Hons.) in Individualized Studies from York University in 1974 and an MBA from the University of Toronto in 1982. Ms. Paterson was employed by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) in various roles from 1984-1992. From 1992 to 2000 Ms. Paterson has worked as an advisor, evaluator, and consultant, primarily with CIDA, in areas such as micro-finances, gender equality, the status of women, among other areas. From 2000 until 2016 Ms. continued to complete assignments pertaining to management and project-management, micro-finances, private sector and international development. Ms. Paterson currently resides in Ottawa.

CIDA from 1982-1992
Consulting from 1992-2017
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Custodial history

The material in this fonds was acquired directly from Isla Paterson and transferred to Archives and Special Collections in 2018.

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Fonds is comprised of one series, Consulting Reference Material, that includes textual material created or accumulated by Isla Paterson in connection to her work in international development, gender equality, and management.

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