Victoria Community Leadership Awards 2019


Billie (left) and Rhonda (right) receiving the awards
(Photo provided by Victoria Community Leadership)

Congratulations, Victoria Community Leadership Awards 2019 recipients!

Feted by Leadership Victoria at their gala awards event held May 23, 2019, (of which UVic is a partner sponsor), two assistant professors with our School of Social Work were recognized for their empowering academic research.

Billie Allan was presented with the Extending Reconciliation award and acknowledged as a “Two Spirit Anishinaabe scholar whose research focuses on the topic of Indigenous health and well-being."

Rhonda Hackett was presented with the Belonging and Engagement award and acknowledged as, “A passionate advocate for the community challenges of immigration."

* This content was originally published in HSD Annual Review 2018-2019 by Human & Social Development.