International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the economic, politics, and social achievements of women past, present, and future. The Status of Women’s Review Committee (SWRC) at Brandon University wishes to recognize exceptional student leaders who are making outstanding contributions to our community and beyond. The theme for 2023 is #EmbracingEquity.

Nikki Brasseur (2023). Embracing Equity.


Nomination Criteria

A worthy nominee is:

  • Any current full-time or part-time Brandon University undergraduate or graduate student who identifies as a woman with a minimum 2.5 sessional GPA, in any faculty or school, and
  • One who demonstrates sustained leadership and/or initiatives that #EmbraceEquity

In particular, throughout the nomination, please share examples of how the student has helped to forward the University’s mission in any or all of the following ways:

  • making a meaningful difference as an engaged citizen and leader or
  • standing up for academic freedom and responsibility or
  • disseminating new knowledge or
  • embracing cultural diversity, particularly with Indigenous communities or
  • sharing expertise and resources with others 


    Committed to equal opportunities for women in the university community.