A STEP Ahead

Kalie Boot named honoree of 2021 STEP Ahead Awards.

Congratulations to Ovintiv’s own Kalie Boot, senior industrial hygiene and occupational health advisor, for being recognized as an honoree for The Manufacturing Institute’s 2021 STEP Ahead Awards.

The STEP Ahead Awards acknowledges women in science, technology, engineering and production careers who exemplify leadership within their companies, communities and industry. The STEP Women’s Initiative aims to close the gender gap in manufacturing by empowering and inspiring women through recognition, research and leadership, as well as by motivating alumnae to pay it forward by mentoring the next generation.

Kim Williams, Ovintiv vice president of environment, health & safety and 2020 STEP honoree, offered the following regarding Kalie’s achievement.

“Kalie has a unique skillset and her duty of care for others drives her passion for her career. Ovintiv relied on Kalie during the pandemic as she assessed COVID-19 workplace transmission risk and developed respiratory protection and ventilation protocols across our North American locations, allowing staff to return to work safely. Congratulations to Kalie on this distinctive award from the Manufacturing Institute – your EH&S teammates are proud of your tremendous accomplishment.”    

The STEP Awards have given many women from Ovintiv a platform to showcase the opportunities the oil and gas industry offers; inspiring the next generation of women interested in pursuing a career in manufacturing.

The ninth annual STEP Ahead award ceremony will take place November 4, 2021, in Washington, D.C., and will recognize 100 honorees and 30 emerging leaders.

Visit the Manufacturing Institute’s website to learn more about the STEP Women’s Initiative.