Richmond Hill Honours 19 Exceptional Women

Ontario is marking International Women’s Week by celebrating exceptional women who are making a difference in their communities. On March 5, MPP Reza Moridi awarded 19 recipients for the 2017 Leading Women, Leading Girls, Building Communities Awards at Langstaff Community Centre in Richmond Hill.
The Leading Women, Leading Girls, Building Communities Awards recognizes Ontarians who are working hard to improve the lives of others through volunteerism. The awards are issued by the Honourable Indira Naidoo-Harris, Minister of Women’s Issues.
The 2017 recipients are:
1. Antonietta Miniaci
2. Daphne Jackson
3. Emily Ng
4. Heather Keeling
5. Heather Skoll
6. Helina Po-Chun Koo
7. Janine Purves
8. Joanne Witt
9. Joyce Chu Yun Li
10. Mary Elizabeth Loweth
11. Pamela Harakh
12. Patricia Sham
13. Ruth Matisko
14. Shahla Ghafouri
15. Sherry Tabatabai
16. Yvette Daou-Yacoub
17. Xiujuan Liu
18. Zarrin Mohyeddin
19. Ziba Saadati