Kelly Ouimet, a graduate of McGill University, is a seasoned public relations professional with more than 15 years experience. A public relations business owner and family travel expert, she enjoys trips with her husband, son and daughter and writes about air travel with babies and children. Her 8 year old son and her 6 year old daughter are always keen for another travel adventure.
A proud Canadian, Kelly was born in Montreal and has lived in Barbados, where she was a national swim team member and in Arizona and for almost 20 years has been happily settled in Ottawa, Ontario.
Committed to volunteering and giving back, Kelly is currently a coach with Girls On Boards, a Girls20 initiative, and is also passionate about dyslexia awareness and advocacy.
Kelly has extensive private and public sector experience and has worked as a senior advisor to federal cabinet ministers in Ottawa, as a consultant at one of the world’s largest public relations firms, as a government relations advisor at a major national industry association and with not-for-profit and charitable organizations. Kelly is calm under pressure and is an excellent communicator. She is experienced in public policy strategy and development; and strategies designed to raise profile.