Fatima Atik of Montréal (Québec) Awarded Honourary Fellowship
The Samuel Associates Selection Committee is pleased to announce that Ms. Fatima Atik of Montréal, Québec, is an Honourary Fellowship recipient.
"We welcome Fatima to our esteemed group of Honourary Fellows selected from Canada for their academic achievements. I look forward to working with her on projects dealing with strategic policy issues facing Canada, such as our approaches to space and Transatlantic relations," confirms Colonel (Ret'd), Dr. J. Paul de B. Taillon, Senior Academic Advisor, Policy Insights Forum at Samuel Associates.
Ms. Atik brings to the Policy Insights Forum a broad range of formative experience in the domains of telecommunications, defence and security, law, and warfare development with NATO.
"I am delighted to award Fatima with this distinct honour. It recognizes her accomplishments and trajectory as an emerging thought leader in Canada's defence and national security policy. She brings to our table a clarity of thought on the complex relationship between space—a domain of strategic importance to Canada—and telecommunications policy. As we navigate this era of profound change, I'm confident her insights will enable next-level discussions amongst thought leaders in Canada," said Goran Samuel Pesic, President and CEO, Samuel Associates.
Ms. Atik holds a BA in Liberal Arts and Political Science from Concordia University and a Masters of Public Policy and International Affairs from the University of Montréal. She has completed both her LLB and JD at the University of Sherbrooke in Québec. Also, She holds various international academic and professional certificates from universities in the U.S., Germany and Austria.