Celebration Event

The Global News Woman of Vision program, hosted by Lesley MacDonald, has shared the inspirational stories of more than 288 extraordinary women in and around Edmonton since 1995.

The 24th Annual Global News Woman of Vision Celebration Event was held on Thursday, April 4th, 2019 with an expected audience of over 900 people. The event is the highlight of the Woman of Vision program, as it pays tribute to the inspirational women featured on Global News over the previous year.  Bursaries and scholarships are also awarded to aspiring young women students to help them realize their vision.  This emotional, spirit-lifting event is enhanced by the sharing of inspiration from the Women of Vision themselves.

“We have Kleenex on every table because we laugh, we cry, we share.” – Lesley MacDonald, founder/producer/host

Red Carpet moments from the 2019 event, captured by the Global News promotions team, can be viewed in the photo gallery below

Share in the inspirational stories from this year’s Global News Woman of Vision recipients:

Bean Gill & Nancy Morrow, ReYu Paralysis Recovery Centre

Cecile Bukmeier, NAIT Autobody Technician

Dr. Michiko Maruyama, Toy Designer and Resident Cardiac Surgeon

Rosella Bjornson, Canada’s 1st Female Airline Pilot

Chau LuiParis Jewellers

Audrey PoitrasPresident of The Metis Nation of Alberta

Marcy Mydlak & Carol Olivieri, Blue Kettle

Shirley Benson, District Chief of Edmonton Fire Rescue Services

Stephanie Bach, Vertical Farming Scientist

Marni Panas, Transgender Advocate

Veronica Ryl, Paramedic & Adventurer

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