Kiza Sauvé is the Manager of Licensing at the Nuclear Waste Management Organization. Kiza is the Chair of Women in Nuclear (WiN) Canada, Eastern Ontario Chapter, and has been involved in WiN Canada for more than 5 years.
She holds a Bachelors Degree in Applied Science (Chemical Engineering). From 2001 – 2022, she worked at the CNSC in a wide range of areas, such as wastes and decommissioning, environmental and radiation protection, environmental assessment, environmental compliance and laboratory services, and now health sciences and environmental compliance. In November of 2022, she joined the NWMO as the Manager of Licensing where she is responsible for the execution of work programs to ensure the NWMO receives and maintains all required permissions and approvals from Federal and Provincial government departments and ministries. She has also been involved in workplace health and safety committees, Women’s Networks, and Book Clubs at her workplaces! Kiza is also a mentor through the WiN Canada mentorship program.
Kiza is passionate about communicating about science with Canadians. She has contributed her expertise to CNSC ZED Talks, Soapbox Science and many workshops and engagements with schools and Indigenous communities.
She is a member of WiN because she believes that supporting and empowering women helps to make the workplace and the world better for everyone.