In an effort to increase much-needed gender equality on boards, YWCA Edmonton and DirectHer Network have teamed up on a unique 12-month pilot project aimed at blazing more pathways for women and gender minorities wanting to serve at decision-making tables. “This partnership is a made-in-Alberta solution to the real challenge of not seeing enough women on boards, particularly women of colour and Indigenous women. We need to open more doors for everyone,” said YWCA Edmonton
Kathleen was born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. Before moving to Edmonton in 1938, she was a school teacher for approximately for 10 years.
She was president of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Woman’s League, Chairman of Edmonton Christmas Bureau and was a member of the Development Appeal Board.
Kathleen passed away on November 1, 2000 at the age of 95.
Sources: Edmonton Journal, October 8, 1966; October 17, 1968