Tracy Bell

Tracy Bell is a television reporter, turned corporate exec, turned start-up CEO. She believes the story we tell ourselves and others is a potent tool for success in business, and satisfaction in life. As a career communicator, Tracy knows first-hand the powerful impact of story. She was a journalist for one of Canada’s most-watched newscasts. … Read more

Véronique Boyer

Véronique Boyer is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Food Security. Her diverse educational background in environmental studies, culture, communication, and sociology equips her with a comprehensive, multidisciplinary outlook on food-related matters. Working under the guidance of Marie-Ève Gaboury-Bonhomme, she is specifically studying fruit and vegetable accessibility and availability in Quebec. Through her studies, she … Read more

Véronique Provencher

Véronique Provencher is a Full Professor at the School of Nutrition at Université Laval and a researcher at the Centre NUTRISS (responsible for Axis 3 – Nutrition and Society) at the Institute on Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF; director of Theme 6 – Nutrition and Society). Trained as a dietitian/nutritionist and a member of the … Read more

Vincenzo Di Marzo

Dr. Vincenzo Di Marzo is Canada Excellence Research Chair on the Microbiome-Endocannabinoidome Axis in Metabolic Health (CERC-MEND) at Laval University, Quebec, Canada (, and Associate Research Director at the Institute of Biomolecular Chemistry of the National Research Council (ICB-CNR) in Pozzuoli, Italy ( He is also the coordinator of the Endocannabinoid Research Group ( in … Read more

Xavier Fioramonti

Xavier Fioramonti obtained a PhD in Physiology and Physiopathology from Université Paul Sabatier in Toulouse in 2005. During his thesis, he characterized specific neurons with the ability to detect changes in glucose concentration, known as gluco-sensing neurons. He studied their roles in the regulation of food intake. After his thesis, he conducted a postdoctoral research … Read more

Xavier Fresquet

Xavier Fresquet is a research engineer at Sorbonne Université and Deputy Director of SCAI, the Sorbonne Center for Artificial Intelligence. His research interests lie mainly in the field of digital humanities, where he explores the intersection between technology, culture and society. Through his work, he seeks to discover new perspectives by applying computational methods and … Read more

Yosr Sbais Harran

Yosr Sbais Harran holds a PhD in Management Sciences and has been a university professor of Management and Entrepreneurship since 2002 in Tunisia and abroad. She is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and Senior Lead Auditor ISO 21001.Vs 2018. She serves as a mentor, coach, advisor, and jury member … Read more