About Carl Stieren

Carl Stieren

Carl Stieren, the principal of Carl-Ink, is a master communicator with 10 years’ experience as an editor and 30 years’ experience as a writer. He has worked for non-governmental organizations, businesses and governments.

For nine years, he worked as editor, writer and program manager for the Forum of Federations in Ottawa. Before then, he was a technical writer for the Ottawa software firms Simware (now Micro Focus) and OmniMark (now Stilo).

In Toronto, he was the Co-ordinator of Canadian Friends Service Committee. Earlier, he ran a one-person office for the Ontario Office of the United Nations Association in Canada and later served as the Public Relations Co-ordinator of the Ontario March of Dimes.

As a freelance writer, Carl wrote for The Globe and Mail and for magazines. For three years, he was a reporter and then news editor for a weekly newspaper. He also created and managed websites for several NGOs.

He has six years experience designing conferences, organizing events and facilitating groups. He speaks, reads and writes in English, German and French. Carl is a member of the Editors’ Association of Canada and Co-Chair of Speaker’s Night, National Capital Region branch.

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