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Patricia Gruver-Barr

Québec Government Office in Boston
Research & Innovation Attaché
Patricia Gruver-Barr is the Research & Innovation Attaché at the Québec Government Office in Boston, where she facilitates research and technology partnerships between Québec and the United States. She also serves as the co-chair of the Science & Technology Diplomatic Circle in Boston, an organization of  67 countries with international offices in the Boston region. Patricia received a Bachelors in Biology from Ursinus College in Pennsylvania and a Masters in Public Health from the University of Sydney in Australia.  She has worked for the University of New South Wales and Harvard University on international cancer research projects. Before working for Québec, she worked for the UK Science & Innovation Network for three years where she led the oceans and communications effort for the entire US team.  In this role, she represented the UK at the first UN Oceans Conference in 2017 and received an award for her communications work. In June 2018, Patricia was a member of the 2018 cohort for the AAAS Science Diplomacy and Leadership Workshop in DC.