The Walrus Talks Women of Distinction

Seven esteemed YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction award recipients discuss the advancement of women in health, science, arts, business, social justice, and more


Seven esteemed YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction award recipients discuss the advancement of women in health, science, arts, business, social justice, and more.

Featuring:
  • Hosted by Helen Burstyn, chair, The Walrus board of directors
  • Brenda Andress, founder and president, SheIS, and founding commissioner of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League
  • Zanana Akande, educator, public servant, and community advocate
  • Sally Armstrong, journalist, author and human rights activist
  • Janice Fukakusa, chancellor, Ryerson University
  • Hon. Margaret McCain, philanthropist and chair of the Margaret and Wallace McCain Family Foundation
  • Milica Radisic, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Functional Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering, University of Toronto
  • Connie Walker, investigative reporter
  • And more!

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