Doreen Paris: lives lived

Doreen Paris was a strong leader in working to ensure equality, dignity and fairness for all Nova Scotian women.

She was member of the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women, 1994-2011, and served as Chair April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2005.  She was the third person living outside of Halifax to serve as Chair.

Doreen Paris on becoming Chair of the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women in 2003: “I am honoured and excited by the opportunity to lead the council.  I am committed to empowering women to escape the traps of poverty, violence and racism, and will do my best to serve the advisory council and its members."

 


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Doreen Paris

Doreen Paris was a strong leader in working to ensure equality, dignity and fairness for all Nova Scotian women.

She was member of the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women, 1994-2011, and served as Chair April 1, 2003 - March 31, 2005.  She was the third person living outside of Halifax to serve as Chair.

Doreen Paris on becoming Chair of the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women in 2003: “I am honoured and excited by the opportunity to lead the council.  I am committed to empowering women to escape the traps of poverty, violence and racism, and will do my best to serve the advisory council and its members."

Click here to hear Doreen speak about her time on the Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women (beginning at 1:38).