WAVE History

"FEMINISM IS THE RADICAL NOTION THAT WOMEN ARE PEOPLE."
- Marie Shear

WAVE History

2013-02-06

2013 – The first Edmonton Women’s Symposium

2013 – The first Edmonton Women’s Symposium
The first Edmonton Women’s Symposium was held. It was used as a forum for consultation to see what Edmonton women identified as the key focus areas and best way to move the work of gender equity forward.
2014-05-14

2014 May 14- the first WAVE committee is appointed

May 14- the first WAVE committee is appointed. Emily Dietrich, Jacqueline Foord, Rajvir Gill, Angelica Hernandez, Jennifer Jennax, Dawn Newton, Mia Norrie, Philomina Okeke-Ihejirika, Claudette Rain, Cristina Stasia, Meghana Valupadas, Sandra Woitas, Hendriatta Wong, Meheret Worku, Dilara Yegani
2014-05-29

2014 May 29th – Mandate & terms Approved

WAVEs mandate and terms of reference are approved.
2015-03-06

2015 – 2016 WAVE is formed

2015 – 2016 WAVE is formed
WAVE is formed and the City receives hundreds of applications to sit on the Committee to Council and be involved in this unique work. WAVE is Jacqueline Foord (chair), Angelica Hernandez (vice chair), Claudette Rain, Cristina Stasia, Dawn Newton, Dilara Yegani, Emily Dietrich, Hendriatta Wong, Hersharon Sandu, Jennifer Jennax, Meghana…
2016-06-06

2016 June – First Annual Report

The Women’s Initiative releases their first annual report. WAVE Annual Report 2015-16 final
2016-07-06

2016-2017 WAVE Board

2016-2017 WAVE Board
WAVE is Sandra Woitas (Chair), Meghana Valupadas (Vice Chair), ANgelica Hernandez, Claudette Rain, Cristina Stasia, Dawn Newton, Debra Jakubec, Dilara Yegani, Elyssa Teslyk, Hersharon Sandhu, Jennifer Jennex, Joyce LaBriola, Meheret Worku, Mia Norrie, and Philomena Okeke-Inhejirika.
2016-08-06

WAVE Strategic Planning & Goals

WAVE completes a 3 year strategic plan with 6 finalized goals. WAVE releases their annual report, “Connecting and Collaborating with our Community” comp3_WAVE Annual Report 2016-17_single page (1)
2017-03-06

2017-2018 WAVE Board

WAVE is Sandra Woitas (chair),  Meghana Valupadas (vice chair), Angelica Hernandez, Bailey Dawn Coty, Beatrice Ghettuba, Carrie Lynn Vos, Debra Jakubec, Dilara Yegani, Dunia Nur, Elyssa Teslyk, Hersharon Sandhu, Jennifer Jennax, Joyce LaBriola, and Tanya Marie Edison
2018-02-06

2018 Feb – Women’s Quality of Life Scorecard

2018 Feb – Women’s Quality of Life Scorecard
The Women’s Initiative releases the “Edmonton Women’s Quality of Life Scorecard” WomensQualityofLifeScorecardKickoff_Poster_print
2018-06-03

2018 June – 3rd annual report

June WAVE releases their 3rd annual report, “Inspiring and Impacting Leadership”  <Insert Link Here>