IIWR-MB Welcomes New Board of Directors

On March 2, 2021, the Institute for International Women’s Rights – Manitoba (IIWR-MB) hosted its Annual General Meeting. We welcomed a new board of directors, voted on a series of new policies and listened to an inspiring talk from Canada’s first Ambassador on Women, Peace and Security, Jacqueline O’Neill. The following reports were also tabled:

IIWR-MB Annual Report for 2020

IIWR-MB Financial Statements for 2020

IIWR-MB Policies for 2021

The slate below was elected as IIWR-MB’s board of directors for 2021-22:


Co-Chairs: Teruni Walaliyadde and Sahla Mitchell

Secretary: Christine Williams

Treasurer: Isabelle Hodgson

VPs & Committee Leaders

VP Administration: Fiona Vowell

VPs Diversity and International Initiatives: Jessica da Silva and Laura Anne Antymniuk

Indigenous Liaison: Renata Meconse

VP Youth: Shayne Bloomfield-Wong

Co-Chairs, Advocacy: Micaela Crighton and Leah Wilson

Chair, Communications: Jessica Botelho-Urbanski

Chair, Fundraising: Samantha Therrien

Members at Large

Darci Todoruk

Meara House

Angeline Rivard

Mariam Omar

Sanjida Ahmed

Congratulations to the new board and thank you to all IIWR-MB members and members of the public who attended the 2020 AGM! We are always open to new members and volunteers. You can learn more about membership options here.