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 .