Zaheeda P. Alibhai receives 2017 Leading Women Leading Girls Building Communities Award from the Canadian Ministry of the Status of Women

Congratulations to Religion and Diversity Project Student Team Member Zaheeda Alibhai, a 2017 recipient of the Leading Women, Leading Girls, Building Communities Award. In a ceremony celebrating International Women’s Day on March 10th, 2017 MPP Michelle Lalonde recognized Ms. Alibhai for her “positive impact and long lasting effect on the lives of many girls and women in her community and her commitment towards helping girls and women…”

The Leading Women/Leading Girls Building Communities Recognition Program acknowledges and celebrates women and girls who demonstrate exceptional leadership in working to improve the lives of others in their communities through volunteer work, such as:

  • Breaking down barriers and encouraging women and girls to get involved in careers where women are underrepresented;
  • Actively promoting equality, diversity, healthy equal relationships
  • Preventing violence against women and girls
  • Reducing racism and discrimination
  • Encouraging women and girls to participate in any part of public service
  • Acting as a positive role model by mentoring, coaching, leading events or organizations
  • Providing a positive example to women and girls in their communities

http://www.women.gov.on.ca/owd/english/leadership/leading.shtml

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, its achievements and humanitarian works.

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