Moderator – Grant Writing Edge: OCAF & More
Gouled is a committed community leader. He holds Bachelor's degrees in Business Administration and Economics from Laurentian University. He has served on the boards of several organizations. He was the chair of Contact interculturel francophone de Sudbury, the vice-president for the Association canadienne- française de l’Ontario du grand Sudbury and treasurer for the Provincial Union of ethnocultural and visible minorities. As a northeastern consultant for the OAC, Gouled’s mission is to build connections in order to increase investment and support for the arts. During his career, he has received several awards, including UPMREF outstanding award for his contribution and his social commitment. In 2012, he was selected by The Governor's General's Canadian Ledearship Conference as one of the 250 Canadian Young Leaders of Tomorrow. His engagements are aimed at creating a more cohesive society. He is a well-known advocate of the fight against exclusion and marginalization and the promotion of a sense of belonging.