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Persons Award, 2012
City for All Women Initiative (CAWI) is pleased to announce that our nomination of Caroline Andrew for the Governor General’s Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case has been accepted. Status of Women Canada has selected Caroline, as one of five women to be presented the award on October 18, 2012.
As a founder, academic advisor and Steering Committee member of CAWI, we are very proud of the many ways that she has contributed to women’s equality in our city, our country and our world. Caroline Andrew is a professor emeritus, Director of the Centre on Governance and former Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa.
The Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case were created in 1979 to mark the 50th anniversary of this ground-breaking case, which changed the course of history for women in Canada. Each year, five winners are chosen from across Canada. Recipients are invited to Rideau Hall in Ottawa in October for the awards ceremony and to receive a medal from the Governor General of Canada.Recipients of these Awards continue the tradition of courage, integrity and hard work which the Famous Five of the Persons Case inspired.
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Published by EMC News, October 12, 2012
EMC News - "Ottawa women who have made the journey from being disenfranchised to leading city-hall consultation groups want to tell you their secrets.
Members of the City for All Women Initiative are a diverse group of women with varying cultural backgrounds, many of whom are refugees or have overcome abuse and now hold an ear at city hall...The initiative's latest project is a new book, Community Facilitation Guide: Weaving Threads of Change." Read more here.
Published by: Ottawa Citizen Date: April 7, 2012
Mayor Jim Watson, with Alta Vista Ward Councillor Peter Hume, today presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Mrs. Suzanne Doerge on behalf of the City for All Women Initiative (CAWI) for her leadership and commitment as director and the organization’s outstanding work towards promoting gender equality and creating a more inclusive city.
Published by: City of Ottawa Date: Feb 21, 2012
Ottawa – A national competition has recognized the City of Ottawa as being among Canada’s Best Diversity Employers based on an evaluation of its workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs, according to a special feature published.
CAWI congratulates the City of Ottawa and thanks each community member, member of City Council, manager and staff who have contributed to the Equity and Inclusion Lens and Status of Women Canada whose funds made it possible for CAWI to create the Lens in partnership with the City of Ottawa.
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