Date: Saturday, October 16, 2021Time: 1:00-3:00 PM EasternPresentation Abstracts:Dr. Chubbs will talk about her path to pursuing a career in psychiatry, the structure of her residency program, current research, and future career plans.Caitilin will give an overview of her topic on psychosocial care and her research plans. She will also share insights from her preliminary fieldwork carried out virtually this summer with humanitarian organizations delivering psychosocial care in Canada, Denmark, Liberia, and Cyprus.
Virtual Brunch Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021 Time: 10:00 a.m. Eastern Speaker Information Speaker: Priye Iworima CFUW 1989 École Polytechnique Commemorative (Ph.D.) Awardee 2019 for research in Biomedical Engineering at UBC Title: Cell replacement therapy as a potential treatment for diabetes using differentiated stem cells Presentation Abstract: Diabetes is characterized by chronic high blood sugar due to a deficiency of insulin from the pancreatic islets. Islet transplantation reverses high blood sugar; however, its widespread use as a form of insulin replacement therapy is limited by the scarcity of cadaveric donor islets. We are exploring stem cells as an unlimited source […]
Featuring Original Artworkby Canadian Artist, Bruce Head, R.C.A. About Our Auction The CFUW Charitiable Trust has supported graduate study, literacy and creative arts through awards and fellowships since its founding in 1919. Each year we assist women university graduates, the future of our country, to further their post-secondary education. The Trust raises money to support annual Fellowships, Awards and Grants for Canadian women doing advanced graduate study and research in science, math, engineering, home economics, education, visual arts, music, humanities, and social sciences. The funds raised from this auction will be used to support these women. The CFUW Charitable Trust […]
Annual CFUW Charitable Trust Fundraiser, “Day at the Theatre” Sets New Record A new attendance record was set again in 2016 with the 5th CFUW Charitable Trust fundraiser “Day at the Theatre”. One hundred and thirty-six (136) friends and members purchased tickets to attend “Me and my Girl” held at the Shaw Festival Theatre and raising approximately $1700 for the Trust. Thank you to all members who joined the outing and a special thank you to Valerie Hume who organized the publicity and led the support from CFUW Aurora/Newmarket even while she joined the snowbirds in Florida. Activities like this CFUW […]
100th Anniversary Fundraising Initiatives in 2016 Two UWCV fundraising initiatives in 2016 were sales of Emergency Preparedness Kits and Art Cards. University Womens Club of Vancouver Art Cards – 100th Anniversary Scholarship Fundraiser University Women’s Club of Vancouver raising funds for the CFUW 100th Anniversary Scholarship Project. University Women’s Club of Vancouver raising funds for the CFUW 100th Anniversary Scholarship Project. University Women’s Club of Vancouver raising funds for the CFUW 100th Anniversary Scholarship Project.