BU celebrates accomplishments of Women of Distinction

Graphic for YWCA Westman 2024 Women of Distinction Awards Show, with an image of a gold butterfly on a blue background, within a sparkling gold circle

Brandon University was proud to see several members of the BU community recognized at Wednesday’s YWCA Westman Women of Distinction Awards Show.

Ten Westman women were chosen as award recipients, from a field of dozens of deserving nominees. Among the award recipients were Susie McPherson (Education & Mentorship Category), a Knowledge Keeper with BU’s Indigenous Peoples’ Centre. Other winners included BU students Madeline Johnson (Young Women of Distinction, 18 — 25 Years Category) and Raya Turner (Science Technology & Trade Category) as well as alumni Laura McDougland-Williams (Agriculture Category) and Angie Chambers (Business Leadership & Entrepreneur Category).

More in the recipients can be found in their winners’ descriptions posted by YWCA Westman.

Congratulations to all award recpients and nominees!

Angela Chambers
Madeline Johnson
Laura McDougald-Williams
Susie McPherson
Raya Turner


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