PSE leaders named to Women’s Executive Network’s list of Canada’s most powerful women

December 2, 2014

Canada’s PSE institutions are well-represented on the Women’s Executive Network’s (WXN) list of Canada’s most powerful women. Among those recognized is Sharon Carry, President of Bow Valley College. “The WXN recognized the great talent and skills of female leaders in diverse fields such as banking, journalism, higher education, health care, and not-for-profits, and I am truly honoured to be joining their ranks. At Bow Valley College all of our executive team are females, and I look forward to the day that such diversity is reflected in all Canadian companies,” Carry said. Gloria Jollymore, VP University Advancement at Mount Allison University was also recognized. “It is humbling to be recognized among this extraordinary group of women in Canada,” she said. Also appearing on the list are (in alphabetical order) Elizabeth Croft, Associate Dean of Education and Professional Development and NSERC Chair for Women in Science and Engineering, BC and Yukon Region, at UBC; Tracy Dahl, a sessional instructor at the Desautels Faculty of Music at the University of Manitoba; Janice Deakin, Provost at Western University; Julia Shin Doi, General Counsel and Secretary of the board of governors at Ryerson University; Julia Foster, Chair of the York University Board of Governors; Paula Gordon, professor at UBC; Zahra Kazem-Moussavi, Director of the biomedical engineering program and Canada Research Chair in biomedical engineering at the University of Manitoba; and Anne Sado, President of George Brown College. MTA News ReleaseBVC News Release | Full List