The Centre would like to congratulate our own Wendy Frisby for being recognized as one of the Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity in 2011 by CAAWS (Canadian Association for Women in Sport). Wendy Frisby is a Professor in the UBC School of Kinesiology and former Chair of Women’s and Gender Studies. She is also the Co-Director of the UBC Centre for Sport and Sustainability.
CAAWS has announced the twenty women selected to the Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity List (MIW) for 2011. The objective of the list is to focus on women who are leaders and role models making a difference on the Canadian or international scene. The women on the MIW are influential women who contributed in a significant way to sport and physical activity in the year 2011.