We are excited to announce that Dawn Kennedy is the recipient of the 2019/2020 Mary B. Jordan YVR Scholarship for Women in Business. Earlier this year, we launched a $20,000 scholarship to support women pursuing business studies. It was established in recognition of Mary B. Jordan, our former Chair of the Board of Directors, and her many contributions to YVR.
Dawn has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia and is currently pursuing her Master’s in measurement, evaluation and research methods at UBC.
She plans to use her skills to engage community members, ensure all members are welcome and included in society, develop skills for people who face barriers to working, and create jobs for them in research.
Dawn not only excels academically, but she is an amazing community contributor and has worked with numerous organizations including the Boys and Girls Club, John Howard Society, Community Living BC and Atira Women’s Resource Society.
On behalf of all of us at YVR, we’d like to congratulate Dawn on this outstanding achievement!