The award-winning Canadian author and activist will serve a three-year term in this honorary position, acting as an ambassador for Brescia and an inspirational leader for the Brescia community.
Maude is the recipient of fourteen honorary doctorates and numerous awards recognizing her commitment to social justice and environmental activism. Maude is the Honorary Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and co-founder of the Blue Planet Project, supporting the human right to access clean water.
Message from Maude Barlow:
Maude’s commitment to activism and dedication to women’s leadership initiatives are especially aligned with the values of Brescia’s foundresses, the Ursuline Sisters. Maude leads with wisdom, justice and compassion, inspiring others to respond to critical issues facing the world today. As Brescia embarks on our next century, we know Maude’s influence will help us continue to empower young women leaders
- Dr. Susan Mumm, Brescia Principal