The Nelson and District branch of the Canadian Federation of University Women is a member of the International Federation of University Women Founded in 1919. The Canadian Federation of University Women is a national non-profit, non-partisan, bilingual organization of approximately 10,000 women university graduates in 12 Clubs across Canada. It is a non-governmental organization that has consultative status with the United Nations Committee on the Status of Women.
The local branch always welcomes new members.
Any woman who is a resident of Canada and has earned a degree or diploma or the equivalent from an institute of higher education with Canadian or international accreditation, or who has earned a professional designation that currently requires a university or college degree may join.
The local branch are committed to the pursuit of knowledge, promotion of education, improvement of the status of women and girls, active participation in public affairs in the spirit of co-operation and friendship
Inquiries may be directed to Patricia Malcolmson at 250-777-1545 or to Pat Reid at 250-505-5561. Or to respond to the email address: email@example.com.