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

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