The Status of Women Council has been hosting this award since 1992. The Council has been recognizing women for their time, commitment and work in improving the lives of women and families in their communities through the Wise Women Awards.
The awards are meant to honor women who are role models in their communities. It recognizes the advocacy work, support and dedication to improving the status of women and is meant to encourage women to continue their great work.
25th Anniversary Wise Women Awards
Thank you to all those that choose to nominate the amazing women in your lives.
Emily Saunders of Lutsel K'e for the North Slave Region
Denise McDonald of Inuvik for the Beaufort/Delta Region
Dora Grandjambe of Norman Wells for the Sahtu Region
Edna Dow of Hay River for the South Slave Region
Martina Norwegian of Fort Simpson for the Deh Cho Region
From left to right seated are: Martina Norwegian (Deh Cho), Edna Dow (South Slave), Dora Grandjambe (Sahtu), Emily Saunders (North Slave), Denise McDonald (Beaufort/Delta),
Georgina Jacobson Masuzumi (Acting President, Beaufort/Delta Board Member), and Doris Camsell (South Slave Board Member)
Click here to download the list of women who have won since 1992...
A book "Honoring Our Women from the North" was created to commemorate the winners of the Wise Woman Award was created download your own copy here or call us for a free hard copy.