Minister Ambrose congratulates WiN (Women in Nuclear) on launching Saskatchewan chapter

SASKATOON, SK, June 14, 2012 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, today congratulated WiN (Women in Nuclear)-Canada on the launch of its Saskatchewan chapter, WiN-Saskatchewan this week.

"Women are increasingly accessing new opportunities in non-traditional fields, opening doors for others to follow, and excelling at the challenges of leadership," said Minister Ambrose. "Women play a key role in Canada's economic prosperity. By promoting networking and leadership development, WiN-Canada is strengthening the economy in Saskatchewan and across Canada."

In conjunction with the chapter's launch, and together with Women in Mining, WiN-Saskatchewan hosted a networking opportunity for women in nuclear medicine, academia and science to officially announce the launching of the Saskatchewan Chapter of WiN.

WiN (Women in Nuclear) is a world-wide association of women working professionally in various fields of nuclear energy and radiation applications. WiN-Canada also works to provide opportunities for women to succeed in the industry through a range of initiatives, including mentoring, networking and personal development opportunities.

SOURCE Status of Women Canada

For further information:

For media inquiries only:           

Michelle Bakos
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Public Works and
Government Services and
Minister for Status of Women
819 997-5421

For all other inquiries, contact: 

Nanci-Jean Waugh
Director General, Communications and
Public Affairs
Status of Women Canada
613 995-7839

Ce texte est également disponible en français.
For news releases and information on Status of Women Canada, go to women.gc.ca.


FORFAITS PERSONNALISÉS

Jetez un coup d’œil sur nos forfaits personnalisés ou créez le vôtre selon vos besoins de communication particuliers.

Commencez dès aujourd'hui .

ADHÉSION À CNW

Remplissez un formulaire d'adhésion à CNW ou communiquez avec nous au 1-877-269-7890.

RENSEIGNEZ-VOUS SUR LES SERVICES DE CNW

Demandez plus d'informations sur les produits et services de CNW ou communiquez avec nous au 1‑877-269-7890.