Sandy Millen (R) at UN CSW 63 in New York with CFUW President Grace Hollett (L) and The Honourable Mariam Monsef, Canada’s Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality.

The sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York March 11-22, 2019. Sandy was one of the CFUW delegates.

Congratulations to two members of our University Women’s Club of Winnipeg who have been recognized recently for their community work:

The Manitoba Legislative Assembly Education and Outreach Program has introduced a new permanent exhibit in the legislature to honour women trailblazers of the first 100 years. UWC member Muriel Smith is one of the honorees. Muriel was elected to the Legislature in 1981 serving until 1988 and was the first woman to serve as a Deputy Premier in Canada.

Muriel Smith BA, BA (Hons), U of Man.;Dip. Ed. U of Oxford; BEd, MEd, LLD(Hon), U of Man.;
Member of the Order of Manitoba; Officer of the Order of Canada

During the 2018 Provincial Council of Women Celebrating Women Gala, UWC member Victoria Lehman received an Individual Honouree award for her work in legal reform and community issues both at the provincial level and nationally through the Canadian Bar Association.

Victoria Lehman BA, U of Man.;
MA, Queen’s; LLB, Windsor

UWC at Prairie Gathering, Edmonton, September 28, 29, 2017
(Lto R) Doris Mae Oulton, Sandy Millen, Mary Scott, Leona MacDonald, Sylvia Marsh, Pat Elliott,
Janet Goldack, Grace Hollett (NL), National President, CFUW

Women’s March on Washington, January 21, 2017