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2021 Canada’s Most Powerful Women News Archive

7 WXN Women's Top 100 winners photos: Top row (L-R): Dr. Patricia Birk, Dr. Tracie Afifi, Dr. Melanie Morris, Dr. Janice Ristock. Second row: Melanie MacKinnon, Dr. Tina Chen, Dr. Joanne Embree.

Seven professors named Most Powerful Women in Canada

October 25, 2021 — 
Read the inspiring stories of this year's recipients

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Melanie MacKinnon [BN/96]

Research and International

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Melanie MacKinnon

October 25, 2021 — 
Healthcare innovator whose leadership has helped save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Dr. Tracie Afifi

Research and International

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Dr. Tracie Afifi

October 25, 2021 — 
Expert on the effects of child maltreatment one of seven UM faculty members named among Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women

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Dr. Joanne Embree

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Joanne Embree

October 25, 2021 — 
Dr. Joanne Embree, professor in the department of pediatrics and child health and the department of medical microbiology and infectious diseases, has been named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada for 2021

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Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Janice Ristock

October 25, 2021 — 
Dr. Janice Ristock, University of Manitoba professor and former Provost and Vice-President (Academic), has been named one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada for 2021 in the CIBC Executive Leaders category

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Tina Chen

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Tina Chen

October 25, 2021 — 
Champion of equity, diversity and inclusion is one of seven UM faculty members named among Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women

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Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Patricia Birk

October 25, 2021 — 
Dr. Patricia Birk has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women-Professionals Category

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Dr. Melanie Morris

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women: Dr. Melanie Morris

October 25, 2021 — 
First Indigenous pediatric surgeon in Canada among Canada’s top women

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