With over 25 years of career and community involvement, Caroline Thelemaque has duly earned her title as a dedicated businesswoman, activist and philanthropist.
Caroline Thelemaque is the owner and CEO of Le Club Les GAZELLES a private social club, with a mission to promote the optimal well-being of women on both, individual and collective levels. By women, for women. Le Club Les GAZELLES aims to bring together women of all cultures, origins and professions in an effort to build an international sisterhood with the primary purpose of helping one another and supporting each other. It that caters to professional women or women who are active in their communities, interested in building a strong network of like-minded women.
Caroline Thelemaque holds a college diploma in Health Sciences, a Chemistry degree from the University of Montreal and training in management from the University of Quebec in Montreal from the University (UQAM), where she specialized in marketing and advertising. She also holds a professional diploma in Event planning and is an accredited International Event Planning Professional.
Throughout her career, she has held various positions in sales, marketing management, event planning and public relations. Her expertise also extends to fundraising and launching big-ticket campaigns for not-for-profit organizations. Highlights of her professional career: Sales Director, T. Eaton’s Ltd, Public Relations, Round Table of Black History Month, CEO, Les Diffusions GALAX’ART, Director of Fundraising and Communications, La Magnétothèque.
Caroline Thélémaque has sat on several committees, advisory boards and Board of directors. She has been among others; Vice-president for Canada, Alliance of Overseas Haitian, President, Board of Directors, Black Star, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Canada, Secretary-Treasurer, Board of Directors, SEMO Horizon Travail, Vice-president, Federal Liberal Party Executive , Terrebonne-Blainville riding and co-founder and fundraising director for Action SOS Haiti. She is presently Vice-president for America for the Multiculturalism Commission of the Liberal Federal Party.
On her spare times, through the Women in Action for Haiti movement that she founded in 2010, she travels to Haiti where she works with a platform of 70 women organizations on sustainable wealth creating projects.
Born in Haiti Caroline Thélémaque has a life course and experience spanning three continents. In fact, she was born in Haiti, grew up the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa, lived in New York for a period of two years before moving to Montreal in 1976. During her formative years she traveled all over Europe and North America.
A wife and mother of a son of 21 and a daughter of 16, she likes to think of herself as a citizen of the world, the GAZELLE without frontiers with a worldwide and global vision.