Queen’s University Represented in Top 100 Women in Canada List

Published on: 2011/12/13 - in Releases

Several Queen’s alumnae and a current student have each earned a spot on the Women’s Executive Network’s (WXN) list of the 100 most powerful women in Canada.

WXN recently released its annual list of the most successful women in the nation.

Queen’s alumnae were selected in the following categories:

Corporate Executives:

Sarah Davis, Chief Financial Officer, Loblaw Companies Limited (Artsci ’91)

Leslie O’Donoghue, Executive Vice President, Operations, Agrium Inc. (Law’88)

Susan Riddell Rose, President and Chief Executive Officer, Perpetual Energy (Sc’86)


Valerie Mann, Partner, Lawson Lundell LLP (Com ’86)

Public Sector Leaders:

Rear Admiral Jennifer Bennett, Commander of the Naval Reserve, Canadian Navy (BEd’82)

Trailblazers and Trendsetters:

Brig. Gen. Christine Whitecross, Deputy for the Communication Directorate, International Security Assistance Force Headquarters, NATO (Sc’84)

Current Masters of Business Administration (MBA) student Lesley Scorgie, author of Rich by Thirty and Rich by Forty and the owner of Rich By Inc., was recognized in the Future Leaders category.

To date, 584 women across the country have received this distinction, including 83 women who have gone on to be inducted into Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Hall of Fame. The winners also took part in the recent Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Summit in Toronto.

For the complete list of 2011 honourees, visit the website.


Release source: Queen’s University News Centre | Photo source: Wikipedia