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Imogen Coe receives 2019 Angela Hildyard Recognition Award in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.

Imogen Coe
Imogen Coe

Congratulations to CSMB Vice-President Imogen Coe, who will receive the 2019 Angela Hildyard Recognition Award in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. In addition to her work as a research scientist, Dr. Coe is internationally recognized as a Canadian thought leader in the area of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

This award is given by the Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada.  This organization was founded in 1987 to provide a forum and a collective voice for women in senior administrative ranks in Canadian universities, colleges and technical institutes. The primary purpose of SWAAC is the promotion of female leadership in Canadian universities, colleges and technical institutes through:

  • Developing and enhancing leadership skills
  • Mentoring future leaders
  • Recognizing exceptional leaders
  • Networking and communicating
  • Promoting equity, diversity and inclusion

The award will be presented to the recipients at the gala dinner of the annual conference hosted by the University of Waterloo, Conestoga College, and Wilfrid Laurier University, on Friday evening, April 26th . 

New articles on gender equity featuring CSMB Vice-President Imogen Coe

Read two recent articles on gender equity featuring CSMB Vice-President Dr. Imogen Coe:

“This is not a woman’s issue; this is a human rights issue”: U of T groups host panel on diversity in STEM Advocates discuss the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in Canadian STEM research in The Varsity, University of Toronto’s student paper

International Women’s Day: will the drive for gender equity get past institutional resistance?
On International Women’s Day, Jocalyn Clark and Imogen Coe ask why universities have been so slow to adopt meaningful change to improve gender representation in Times Higher Education (article if free, but site registration is required for access)