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Dr. Lindy Ledohowski

Ottawa, ON

Dr. Lindy Ledohowski was a former English teacher and then English professor before becoming an EdTech startup founder and executive. She ran her EdTech startup from 2015 to 2021 when it was acquired by Wizeprep. She joined the leadership team of Wizeprep with the acquisition and remains an advisor and shareholder at Wizeprep.

She has won numerous awards for her teaching, research, and publications; served two terms on the Board of Trustees for the Canadian Museum for Human Rights; and is now an award-winning entrepreneur. Lindy is also an activator with Coralus, which supports women-led ventures. She has published both peer-reviewed scholarship and popular pieces on writing, literature, and culture, and offers talks on EdTech, leadership, and academic writing and serves as a not-for-profit board director.

Her doctoral dissertation and a majority of her published scholarship focuses on Ukrainian Canadian identity. She was the recipient of the 2018 Kobzar Book Award for “Unbound: Ukrainian Canadian Writing Home”, and has presented papers at scholarly and community events about Ukrainian Canadian culture and identity.

Lindy joined the Shevchenko Foundation board of directors in 2021.

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