Women university leaders and researchers are fostering a dynamic and inclusive academic environment. They are leading the way in cultivating a fresh and diverse research ecosystem, world-class teaching and pro-active community engagement.
To enrich their learning experience, we must expose students to cultural and gender diversity, and to all perspectives. The essence of the academic mission is to offer a learning environment that is richly diverse.
By the numbers
In 2016-2017, 40% of full-time faculty at Canadian universities were women, up from 36.6% in 2010.
25women university presidents
In November 2019, women university presidents make up 26% of Universities Canada's membership, up from 20% in 2015.