Speaker Bio:
Capt Angela Hudson

Speaks:

English

Speaking Topics:

Women in the Military

Captain Angela Hudson was born in St. Jean, Quebec in 1985. She grew up throughout North America following the career of her father, a fellow RCAF officer and joined the Canadian Forces herself in 2009. She graduated from the University of Toronto in 2007 with an Honors Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Joint Specialist in History and Political Science and a Minor in American Studies. Capt Hudson completed her Masters of Business Degree specializing in leadership, from Walden University in 2010 and her Bachelor of Law (LLB) from the University of London, UK in 2015. Capt Hudson’s first posting was to the Eastern Air Defense Sector (EADS) in Rome, New York, USA where she fulfilled the roles of Acting Weapons Section Officer, Senior Director Instructor and Flight Training Officer for Bravo flight. In her tenure at EADS, Capt Hudson was awarded the EADS Company Grade Officer (CGO) Award, the CONR 1st Air Force CGO Award and the NORAD CGO Award for 2013, a first for a Canadian. For the latter award she was distinguished with a US Joint Service Commendation medal by Lieutenant-General Michael Dubie in NORAD Headquarters, Colorado Springs, CO. Presently, Capt Hudson serves as the Officer in Charge of the Weapons section at the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Control (CFSACO) in Cornwall, ON. Her position, with her team of instructors is responsible for the initial phase of training of Weapons Aerospace Controllers in the Canadian Forces. Capt Hudson is an active volunteer in her free time. She volunteered for the CASA organization while in New York which allowed her to advocate for disadvantaged youth within the Family Court system. She worked cases involving home visits/assessments, and numerous court appearances where she spoke on behalf of the interests of the child. During her time volunteering in the court Capt Hudson was offered a mentorship opportunity by Rome, NY Family Court Judge Joan Shayne. Capt Hudson attended court during her days off for several months, shadowing the judge, sitting in on family court proceedings and working with other magistrates and judges. Currently Capt Hudson volunteers with Victim Services in the Stormount, Dundas and Glengarry district of eastern Ontario. Her work involves the emotional and resource management for local victims of violent crime.

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