From politicians to spacewalkers, entrepreneurs to scientists, Olympians to artists, Canada 150 Women profiles the achievements and struggles of groundbreaking female role models like Deepa Mehta, Elizabeth May, Cindy Blackstock, Michele Landsberg, Lisa Charleyboy, Julie Payette, Louise Arbour, Evelyn Hart, Hayley Wickenheiser, Lise Watier, and Kim Campbell. Candidly sharing personal and professional moments, interviewees discuss how feminism has changed in their lifetimes, offer advice to women embarking on their careers, and set forth their bold visions for Canada. A must-read book at a crucial moment in history, Canada 150 Women shines a bright light on the lives and achievements of Canadian women, and offers inspiration for all.
Paulina Cameron is an impact-driven leader and a champion of women. Paulina is the Director for BC + Yukon at Futurpreneur Canada and past President and Chair of Young Women in Business. She served on the Government of Canada’s Expert Panel on Youth Employment, was a Visiting Professor at Simon Fraser University, and is a frequent speaker and sought after advisor. Paulina won the Alliance for Women’s Top 100 International Women Award, and the inaugural Wendy McDonald award from the Vancouver Board of Trade. She lives in North Vancouver, BC with her husband David, son Jude, and dog Cora.