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Jul 3, 2020

Violet Richardson Award 2020 1st Place Recipient: Shaheema Nalir

I have been a member of the Kimount Boys and Girls Club (BGC) for 7 years and a volunteer for…

Violet Richardson Award 2020 2nd Place Recipient: Paige Ingram

What an honour it is to receive the Violet Richardson Award. I am incredibly thankful for the recognition from Soroptimist…

Violet Richardson Award 2020 3rd Place Recipient: Shana Ahemode

My name is Shana Ahemode, and I am incredibly thankful for being selected as Third Place for the Violet Richardson…

Violet Richardson Award 2020 3rd Place Recipient: Katie Zou

My name is Katie Zou and I’m a Grade 11 student at David Thompson Secondary. I have had the opportunity…

Jun 20, 2020

Soroptimist Vancouver Awards 4 High School Girls for their Volunteer Efforts to Benefit Our Community

The Violet Richardson Award recognizes young women in high schools between ages 14 and 18 who make the community and…

Jun 19, 2020

Live Your Dream Award 2020 1st Place Recipient: Chigusa Barnes

Originally from Japan, Chigusa immigrated to Canada after high school. Now a single mother to a grown son that was…

Live Your Dream Award 2020 2nd Place Recipient: Davena Isaac

Proud to represent her First Nations people, she is a single mother with 3 children. Davena has embraced education as…

Live Your Dream Award 2020 3rd Place Recipient: Mariska McLean

A newly single mother of 3 children, Mariska started taking a courses at BCIT. She is excited to now be…

May 31, 2020

“Education is the pathway to empower women and girls” – Soroptimist Vancouver awards $5,000+ this year to recognize 3 outstanding and courageous women

“Education is the pathway to empower women and girls.” Our Soroptimist club of Vancouver is pleased to award $5,000+ this…

May 26, 2020

Helen McCrae Award 2020 Recipient: Wesley Chow, BCIT (Nursing Award for Inclusion 2020)

I believe that nursing represents social justice and the reduction of health inequities that exist both within Canada and globally.…