Founder & Director
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Kathleen O’Grady is a writer, editor and political and media strategist living in Ottawa, Canada. She is a Research Associate at the Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University and the author and editor of numerous books and articles on health policy, women’s and cultural issues.
She is the Founding Director of QUOI Media Group, specializing in political, policy and media research and strategy consulting. She has written and edited speeches, Op-Eds, policy briefs, strategy documents, literature reviews and research papers for politicians, think tanks, academics and artists. Her client list includes the Senate of Canada, a number of Ottawa-based think tanks, universities in Canada and the U.S., politicians and non-profit organizations.
Her book publications include, Making Evidence Matter in Canadian Health Policy (CIHR); Canadian Health Policy in the News (CIHR); Sweet Secrets (Sumach); French Feminism and Religion (Routledge); Religion in French Feminist Thought (Routledge) and Bodies, Lives, Voices (Sheffield). She has also authored children’s fiction, including First Words: Patti Kay’s Dreamworks (Bayeux).
Her writings on health, sexuality, and women’s and cultural issues have appeared in a variety of magazines and newspapers in North America, including: The Chicago Tribune, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, Montreal Gazette and more. She was previously the managing editor of EvidenceNetwork.ca (2011-2018).
Kathleen has been educated in the field of religion and culture at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, and the University of Cambridge, UK. She lectured in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Calgary and WLU. She was a Cambridge Commonwealth Scholar and a former Bank of Montréal Visiting Scholar at the University of Ottawa.
She is a volunteer editor with Wikipedia, Canada Project and on the advisory committee for the Strongest Families Institute. She was previously on the board for Girls Action Foundation.
Dr. Lee Tunstall
Over the past 25 years, Lee Tunstall has crafted an eclectic career working with the public, private and non-profit sectors, while developing a unique understanding and perspective of the different environments.
This varied background makes her an effective consultant dealing with a variety of issues that have ranged from violence against women to seniors’ issues. With extensive and well-honed research skills, she also has the ability to communicate academic research to a more mainstream audience. She is currently a member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada, the Canadian Academy of Independent Scholars, and is a sessional instructor in the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary, teaching in the graduate research program.
She holds a BA and MA from Carleton University and a PhD in History from the University of Cambridge.
Nanci Dreger is the Administrator for QUOI Media Group. She assists the team with research, website editing, press releases and other administrative functions.
Her background includes several areas of focus such as marketing, website management, data research, executive administration and human resource Management. She loves supporting the work of QUOI Media Group through value-added administrative/marketing skills. She has a diploma in Human Resource Management (HRM) from the University of Manitoba and runs her own virtual administration firm at Ronan Business Advisory
INTERSIGNE and its team of experienced translators provide translation services for QUOI Media Group and clients. INTERSIGNE offers French/English/Spanish translation services in the following fields: social sciences, economic development and social justice, environment, nursing sciences, physical and mental health, international development and humanitarian aid. For over 26 years, they’ve been translating documents for various regional and international actors, of which many are grassroot organizations, universities and research institutions.
Intersigne is based in Montréal, Québec.
Co-Founder and Director of Intersigne
Translator at Intersigne
Eileen Affleck, Founder of Folio, does all the client design work for QUOI Media Group, including digital, social media and print design. Folio works in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator to bring visual beauty to complex ideas.