Powerful Women

    May 2, 2011

    Eight alumnae were recipients of the 2010 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards by the Women’s Executive Network for their achievements in the private, public and non-profit sectors:

    • Margaret-Ann Armour, ’70 PhD, associate dean for diversity in the U of A’s Faculty of Science
    • Janet Davidson, ’84 MHSA, president and CEO of Trillium Health Centre
    • Susan Gallacher, ’88 LLB, president and CEO of Schedule 1 Direct-Cash Bank
    • Irene Lewis, ’80 BEd, ’84 MEd, president and CEO of SAIT Polytechnic in Calgary, AB
    • Cairine MacDonald, ’73 BEd, British Columbia’s deputy minister of Housing and Social Development
    • Loreen Paananen, ’81 BSc(Pharm), executive vice-president, retail development, Shoppers Drug Mart
    • Arlene Ponting, ’69 BSc(Pharm), ’95 PhD, CEO of the Science Alberta Foundation
    • Jacqueline Shan, ’93 PhD, co-founder and CEO of Afexa Life Sciences Incorporated.