PANELIST BIOS Top Girls
Panel Discussion - Thursday January 24, 2019
Jenn Engels is an award-winning writer and producer of many critically acclaimed drama series on a variety of Canadian and U.S. networks in and the U.S. Selected credits include Orphan Black, Carter, Mary Kills People, and Bitten. Currently, she is serving as a writer and co-executive producer on CTV/NBC Universal’s upcoming medical drama, The Transplant. Jenn is a born and bred Montrealer but pays taxes in Toronto.
Project Manager at WSP Canada
Hannah Thevapalan is a Project Manager and Façade Specialist in Building Sciences at WSP Canada, a leading engineering consulting firm. Hannah has over eight years of experience in building science consulting in New York City and Toronto, with exposure to a variety of commercial, institutional, and residential projects.
Michelle Winters is a painter and writer from Saint John, N.B. Her stories have been published in enRoute, THIS Magazine, Taddle Creek, Dragnet, and Matrix, and she was nominated for the 2011 Journey Prize. Her debut novel, I Am A Truck, was shortlisted for the 2017 Giller Prize. She lives in Toronto with a cat and a husband.