Milena Parent

Milena Parent is a Full Professor in sport (event) management in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Parent also lectures in and is a tutor for Olympic Solidarity-funded Executive Masters in Sport Organization Management (MEMOS) program. She received a University of Ottawa Young Researcher Award (2009) and a Government of Ontario Early Researcher Award (2010). She became a North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) Research Fellow in 2009. Dr. Parent is an international expert in sport (event) management and governance. Practically, Dr. Parent has worked at the 2001 Games of La Francophonie and the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.

Finally, she has consulted for a number of organizations, such as the Aquatic Federation of Canada, the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages and Canadian Heritage/Sport Canada. She currently sits on the Canadian Sport Policy 2012 Policy Implementation and Monitoring Work Group.

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Friday night pizza night! The #Canadian @Queylus Merlot-Cab Franc reserve blend, reminiscent of an Old World blend, didn’t pair as well as expected w/ our sausage & goat cheese-balsamic vinegar-apple pizzas. We suggest trying it w/ grilled meat & vegetables.

Friday night pizza night! Went #Portugal w/ the 2011 @quadruswines Douro Reserva. Plenty of dark fruit in the nose & sour fruit on the palate. Though 10 yrs old, you could cellar this red blend for a few more years.

Friday night pizza night! We went 🇦🇺 w/ @WynnsCoonawarra 2014 Cab Sauvignon. A great pairing w/ our sausage and pear-balsamic prosciutto pizzas. The green notes faded w/ the pizzas in favour of bright fruit. Despite its age, you could cellar it for a few years. Aussie, Aussie…

After a hectic week & a successful #SCRI2021 I needed my big girl glass! The 2017 @OrgdeRacWines South African Die Waghuis Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Verdelho paired beautifully w/ both of our sweet and savoury pizzas. We would definitely purchase this wine again!

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