General Manager, Innovation and Growth, Navitas North America, and Principal, Fraser International College
Sharla Reid is General Manager, Innovation and Growth for Navitas North America, and Principal of Fraser International College at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C.
Since joining FIC Sharla has built a robust student leadership community that has both award-winning student support programming and community leaders. She has worked with the partner institution to create targeted faculty-specific support programming for students to ensure students succeed in North America.
Over the course of her career, she has had the opportunity to work in all areas of International Student Affairs and present on emerging issues at conferences including NAFSA, CACUSS, FYE and CBIE. Sharla has been working in International Education since 2000 and was awarded the Rising Star in International Education award from the British Columbia Council for International Education in 2014.
Sharla holds a Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Adler University) and a Bachelor of Arts (University of British Columbia).
Sharla grew up in the beautiful West Kootenays of BC, and enjoyed living in Okayama City, Japan. She now resides in New Westminster, BC enjoying the arts and culture scene of the Lower Mainland and getting away to kayak in the Kootenays whenever possible with her family.