Joanne Cave (W. Garfield Weston Loran Scholar ’09), a fourth-year student at University of Toronto, has been named a youth recipient of the Governor General’s Persons Award. She is a fourth-year student at University of Toronto and a graduate of Salisbury Composite High School in Sherwood Park, Alberta. Well deserved, Joanne! From her profile at Status of Women Canada:
Ms. Cave recently launched a Toronto-based network of young leaders to address pressing issues for the non-profit sector, such as funding reform, policy advocacy and succession planning. She also interned with an international NGO, helping to build microenterprise skills with rural women in northern India. The recipient of numerous awards, including being named one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People and a YWCA Young Woman of Distinction, Joanne Cave still calls Edmonton home.