Two University of Saskatchewan alumnae were named to the 2015 W100 ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs, put together by the editors of PROFIT and Chatelaine magazines.
Monique Haakensen (BSc’04, PhD’09)
Monique Haakensen is the sole founder of Contango Strategies Ltd., a Saskatoon-based company that plans and designs site-specific water treatment strategies, such as constructed wetlands, and offers consulting services. It operates the only dedicated fee-for-service passive water treatment system pilot facility in North America with complimentary microbiology laboratories.
Corrin Harper (BComm’95, MBA’00)
Making the list for the second straight year, Corrin Harper is co-founder and president of Insightrix Research Inc., a market research company whose head office is in Saskatoon, Sask. With the emergence of online data collection and the decreasing response rates for telephone surveys, Insightrix bought and developed its own software that has enabled it to offer clients options such as mobile ethnography, dashboarding and facial-expression analysis.