An independent journalist, Ariane Émond is also a presenter, interviewer and speaker. In addition to co-founding La Vie en rose (1980-1987), a feminist news magazine, Ariane has over the last 30 years worked with numerous Quebec-based media (SRC, Télé-Québec, Gazette des femmes, Le Devoir, etc.) and has contributed to some 15 Quebec-made documentaries. Ariane has garnered many awards for her journalism and film work.
Her engagement with social and cultural issues is evident throughout her career. Ariane Émond was the first General Director of Culture Montréal (2003-2005) and regularly presides over public meetings to discuss social, political and cultural impacts.
Committed to social change, Ariane Émond is a godmother to 60 Million Girls, a young organization that supports access to education for girls in developing countries. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for Développement social magazine, published by the Institut de santé publique du Québec, and collaborates with the Institut du Nouveau Monde, a non-partisan organization that encourages the renewal of ideas in Quebec.