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International Women’s Day News Archive

Nellie McClung – author, suffragist, social reformer – is considered one of Canada’s most inspirational women. // Photo by Cyril Jessop. Library and Archives Canada.


Which women inspire you – and why?

March 8, 2019 — 
Taking a moment to recognize the women who are important to us

Frances G. McGill [MD/1915] was Canada’s first female forensic pathologist. She is shown here in the Winnipeg Evening Tribune on Oct 22, 1955. // University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections


Ahead of her time: Trailblazing alumnae of the 1900s

March 7, 2019 — 
With International Women’s Day on March 8, we’re remembering our early U of M alumnae who defied society’s expectations and became trailblazers in their own right

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Three of Canada’s most powerful and influential women: U of M's Joan Durrant, Joanne Keselman and Samia Barakat.

Impressive women

March 7, 2019 — 
Meet 16 of Canada's 'most powerful women'


(Left to right): Hilary Ransom, Wendy Schultz and Sarah Holtmann at SHEday 2019. // Photo courtesy of Sarah Holtmann.

Asper School of Business

Asper Network of Empowered Women (ANEW) open to students from all faculties

March 7, 2019 — 
ANEW’s mission is to create a community of support and encouragement for young women at the U of M.


Comic book hero Captain Marvel hits the big screen

The Conversation: Higher, further, faster: Marvel’s first female cinematic superhero

March 6, 2019 — 
The Captain Marvel movie will be Marvel Studios’s first female-superhero led film

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