As a leader in her discipline, Professor Nathalie Bélanger conducts research that exemplifies her commitment to the Francophonie and social justice. This veteran researcher’s many works deal with inclusion within Canada’s Francophone communities and contribute significantly to the university community and to research in schools. Moreover, Professor Bélanger also serves as a mentor to her colleagues. Her generous attitude towards sharing knowledge and her mastery of qualitative research techniques allow her to propose solutions to the many challenges that arise when conducting research. But above all, the extraordinary quality of Nathalie Bélanger’s work rests on her personal qualities, her determination and her enthusiasm.