Our 100 Years : The Canadian Federation of University Women

By Dianne Dodd

A Feminist History Society Book Series

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More than one hundred years in the life of a vibrant women's organization.

This engaging study of a still active women's organization is more than a centennial history to make its members proud. It also provides a lively exploration of a unique organization founded by early women leaders in higher education who offered friendship, community engagement, and lifelong learning. With a leadership of exceptional women, the organization played a largely overlooked role in the women's movement by supporting education and the arts, encouraging young women to pursue higher education and scholarships, and through its advocacy initiatives helped to build the Canadian nation.

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Publication Date: April 21, 2020

Genre: Adult Nonfiction

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 424

ISBN: 978-1-77260-127-5

Dianne Dodd

About the Author

Dianne Dodd

Dianne Dodd studied at Carleton University and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, specializing in social and women's history. She spent over 20 years at Parks Canada's Historic Sites Directorate, working to improve the representation of women and women's history events. Dianne is the current Chair of the Ontario Women's History Network and lives in a suburb of Ottawa.
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