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AWSN's former President, Jean Springer, has been honored by Calgary's YWCA as one of 150 women they are celebrating for 150+ years called She Who Dares. YW Calgary is thrilled to share our Canada 150 project: a creative, engaging and interactive installation highlighting the stories of 150 women, known and lost to history who have impacted Calgary during the last 150+ years. Their stories are able to be seen at their webpages and through being able walk through the installation itself. The installation will be able to be visited at various locations around Calgary. Currently the installation is at:
November 2 – 16 2017
Three AWSN members have been nominated for Canadian Business Chicks 150 Women of Inspiration awards and two were winners! See their interviews with Monica Kretschmer, Founder and CEO of Canadian Business Chicks and Women of Inspiration (click on their name). To learn more about Canadian Business Chicks and their Women of Inspiration event Saturday, September 30, 2017, Telus Convention Centre, Calgary, click on their logo left.
Alicia Bjarnason - AWSN President
There are plenty of ways to recognize the pioneering women who've made unique contributions to science, technology, engineering, and math. But GE chose an unorthodox strategy by creating custom-designed animations of 12 influential women in STEM and projecting them onto the ceiling of Grand Central Terminal in New York City.
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International Monetary Fund researchers say the federal government can afford to spend $8-billion annually to reduce the cost of child care spaces nationwide because the program would pay for itself.
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