Bonnie Jeffery nominated to help advance gender equality

September 10, 2018

SPHERU's Bonnie Jeffery is one of 130 women that has been selected to help advance gender equality in Canada.
SPHERU's Bonnie Jeffery is one of 130 women that has been selected to help advance gender equality in Canada.
SPHERU’s Bonnie Jeffery has been nominated to be part of the Gender Equality Network Canada (GENC). She is one of 130 leaders from across the country selected to participate in a unique initiative to advance gender equality. 

Jeffery was nominated by Catholic Family Services in Prince Albert. 

"I was pleased to accept the nomination to be part of this important initiative," Jeffery said. "The national focus of the work will serve to highlight the many issues facing women that still need to be addressed."

She noted that the network will provide "an opportunity to hear from women in rural and remote areas of the country."

During the next three years, these women will work together to:

These leaders were nominated by community organizations working on local projects to advance gender equality.

Each GENC leader brings significant experience working for women’s equality in their communities across a wide range of disciplines and fields.

CENC is facilitated by the Canadian Women’s Foundation and funded by Status of Women Canada. Further information is available at www.canadianwomen.org/our-work/gender-equality-network-canada/


 

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