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International Women’s Day 2022 News Archive

Seven headshots of Rady Faculty women leaders.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

‘Breaking the bias’ goes beyond gender: Rady women reflect on International Women’s Day 

March 8, 2022 — 
International Women’s Day, March 8, is an occasion for celebrating the advancements women have made toward gender equality. Women leaders in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences say it’s also a day for recognizing the inequities that remain, particularly for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and other people of colour) women and girls.

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International Women's Day graphic showing diverse women.

Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8, 2022 — 
We stand in solidarity with women at home and around the world who are leading the way


Portrait of Dr. Marcia Anderson.

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Dr. Marcia Anderson appointed vice-dean Indigenous health, social justice and anti-racism

March 1, 2022 — 
In this new role, Dr. Anderson is excited to explore how the Rady Faculty can accelerate and expand anti-racism and equity-focused work by firmly grounding in social justice principles, including human rights, participation, access and equity


Global public health researcher Leigh McClarty smiling

Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Three-time UM alum targets HIV/STI research in Manitoba and globally

February 28, 2022 — 
While borders have largely closed due to COVID-19, Dr. Leigh McClarty has been finishing her post-doctorate in global public health and has continued to look for ways to improve health care


Rady Faculty of Health Sciences

Awards support Rady women in meeting leadership goals

February 16, 2022 — 
The Winnipeg Foundation’s Martha Donovan Leadership Fund has been awarded to 13 faculty members, students or trainees in 2021

Portrait of Emily WIll.

Faculty of Architecture

Meet Emily Will, 2021-2022 Cibinel Design Award winner

February 11, 2022 — 
Award granted annually to a student in the Master of Architecture program who demonstrates a passion for design, professional promise, and clarity of purpose

desk with a open notebook and open laptop. the screen is open to athe university of manitoba libraries webpage.

Faculty of Arts

Student’s passions for activism, feminism and history connect with Undergraduate Research Award

February 10, 2022 — 
Hannah Guenther-Wexler, a third year political studies student talks about her experiences as an Undergraduate Research Award recipient.

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Leisha Strachan

Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management

Inspiring a generation

February 8, 2022 — 
Dr. Leisha Strachan [BPE/97], [BEd/99 has been named one of the top 100 Accomplished Black Canadian (ABC) Women in 2022


Photo of Vice-President (Indigenous) Dr. Catherine Cook. Photo by Thomas Fricke.


Dr. Catherine Cook’s term as Vice-President (Indigenous) extended

February 2, 2022 — 
Dr. Cook to continue advancing Indigenous engagement and success at UM

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Headshot of woman standing in between two houses clad with siding.

Faculty of Arts

Nature enthusiast latest Writer-In-Residence

January 31, 2022 — 
Ariel Gordon is the newest Writer-In-Residence at The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture (CCWOC) at the University of Manitoba. Gordon will work with students, faculty, staff, alumni and members of the public from February to April 2022.

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