Séverine Defouni

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Séverine is a public affairs and philanthropy specialist who develops 360-degree mobilization campaigns. She is recognized for her great ability to create and organize events and stunts that have high impact.

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Séverine began her career as a journalist in the newsrooms of L’actualité and Le Devoir, in addition to writing stories in various magazines like Commerce, Sélection du Reader’s Digest and Elle Québec. She joined Radio-Canada in 2000 as a reporter in current affairs and newsrooms in Montréal, Windsor, Ottawa, Toronto and Québec City. Her coverage of the tsunami in South Asia in 2004 as a correspondent for Radio-Canada earned her a finalist nomination at the National Radio Awards in 2005.

Her in-depth knowledge of the media environment and her understanding of public affairs issues give her outstanding strategic sense. At PROXIBA, she advises our clients on philanthropic planning and helps them clarify their engagement in corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Thanks to her experience in journalism, Séverine can produce and write engaging original Web content, in video, for social and traditional media, in French and in English. After her career in journalism, she worked at Tac Tic Direct, was director of communications for the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, then consultant in a firm specializing in fundraising campaigns.