IWAU Stories

  • Sarah Atkinson
    Planner Sarah Atkinson says we all have a role in decolonization and that we should start with decolonizing ourselves. Atkinson graduated from the University of Northern British Columbia... more
  • Everyone has a story. It could be a story of perseverance. A story of resiliency. A story of finding your voice. A new project led by two University of Northern British Columbia graduate students... more
  • I am a woman, an academic, a mother, and a community member seeking positive change. IWAU is about acknowledging, celebrating, marking, and moving forward together. I am a tenured... more
  • I am a woman. I have a PhD, a Master’s degree, and I am a Registered Professional Planner. I am a tenured full professor. I had to warn fellow female students not to go into the... more
  • IWAU phone grips are currently for sale at the UNBC Bookstore for $10.00 each. For direct purchase of larger quantities, please contact us at iwau@unbc.ca. T-shirts will be for sale by... more
  • Award
    Inspiring Women Among Us aims to recognize women who inspire us and to remind us of the collective need to keep inspiring and encouraging women to thrive. In... more
  • Inspiring Women Among Us t-shirts are now for sale at the UNBC Bookstore. You can also purchase a t-shirt by emailing Annie Booth at annie.booth@unbc.ca. Each t-shirt costs $15+. All... more
  • This TEDtalk from mechanical engineer Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a brilliant and entertaining discussion of unconscious bias, its effects, and what we can do about it. She is incisive without... more
  • Welcome to our website for “Inspiring Women Among Us!” We are very excited to get this up and running. We have aimed to make sure that all of our basic information is available right now,... more