WHAT: Wise Women Awards/Bread and Roses Luncheon
WHEN: Thursday 12:00pm until 1:00pm
WHERE: Great Hall, Legislative Assembly Building
Public Event · By Status of Women Council of the NWT http://www.statusofwomen.nt.ca/
This year will mark the 20th anniversary of the Wise Women Award. Wise Women recipients are role models who demonstrate wisdom, perseverance and dedication while standing up for women, children and families in our communities. They strive to make the North a better place to live, work and raise a family.
This year's winners are:
Marsha Argue - North Slave
Greta Anne Marie Sittichinli - Beaufort/Delta
Ethel Blondin-Andrew - Sahtu
Therese (Dollie) Simon - South Slave
Margaret Vandell - Deh Cho
Come honour this year's winners of the Wise Women Award during our annual Bread and Roses Luncheon. This event is open to the public so invite your friends. Lunch will be provided.
Thank you to our sponsor the GNWT, Department of the Executive. Wise Women Awards/Bread and Roses Luncheon
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WHAT: Wise Women Formal Book Launch
Public Event · By Status of Women Council of the NWT
WHEN: Thursday 7:00pm until 8:30pm
WHERE: Northern United Place
5403 - 50 Avenue (Franklin Ave)
In honour of the 20th anniversary of the Wise Women Awards the Status of Women Council has created a book called "Honouring Our Wise Women from the North" this book contains all the photos and biographies of the women that have won the award.
We would like to formally invite you to come and meet with some of the past recipients of the award and have them sign your free copy of the book. There will be some refreshments provided and the Yellowknife Co-op has generously donated a cake for the evening.
This is an evening to mingle, meet some amazing women and even hear a little music. If you would like more information please give our office a call at 920.6177.
Special thank you to Staples and the Yellowknife Co-op.
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Status of Women Council of the NWT
The Council was established under the NWT Status of Women Council Act in April 1990. Its mandate is to work towards the equality of women through:
Advice to the Government of the NWT
Advocating on behalf of women
Assistance to women's groups and other groups working on issues of concern to women
We can help
Call us free of charge in the NWT at 1-888-234-4485 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
if you have concerns about how women are being treated,
if you want information about any issue related to women,
if you want help to work for women in your community.