The Women’s Advocacy Voice of Edmonton Committee, a group of 15 community leaders from diverse backgrounds, is approved by City Council, and brought together to help advance the work of Women’s Initiative Edmonton. As an advisory committee, their role is to ensure that the gender lens is representedand considered in municipal policy decisions, and to build capacity for greater participation of Edmonton women in civic life.
We are proud to have the following phenomenal women on the WAVE Committee for 2017-2018.
WAVE Members 2017-2018
Carrie Lynn Vos
Bailey Dawn Coty
Bailey Dawn Coty is a young woman who was born and raised in Edmonton, having called Alberta’s capital her home for 27 years. She is no stranger to fighting difficult battles, spending much of her childhood and adolescence overcoming a brain tumour that has left one side of her body paralyzed. Not one to let this stop her, she takes her unique perspective as a wheelchair user to fight for the rights of disabled citizens in Edmonton and abroad. Bailey is currently a student at MacEwan University pursuing an honours degree in Anthropology with hopes to proceed to a PhD. She often uses the intersectionality of her studies to engage in social justice activism.
Angelica Hernandez was born in Mexico, after finishing a Bachelor Degree and a Postgraduate degree in Marketing, Angelica immigrated to Canada 17 years ago. Since then, Angelica has been a business woman and a mother of three. As a marketing professional, she has worked in different places, her own business, a trading house, a textile company as a Procurement Coordinator and current works for the Edmonton Public School Board..