Peggy Edwards

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Peggy Edwards, consultante en promotion de la santé dans la région d’Ottawa et co-présidente du comité national de revendication Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign s’est vu octroyer un montant de 50 000 $ dans le cadre de la bourse Alan Thomas pour documenter le développement rapide de ce mouvement et renforcer les capacités de la société civile à inclure les femmes âgées dans leurs activités de mobilisation, de revendication et de défense des droits. L’organisme Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign travaille avec la Fondation Stephen Lewis pour soutenir des grands-mères africaines et des orphelins du SIDA au Canada.

À propos de: Peggy Edwards

social activist, policy analyst, writer

volunteer (retired Co-Chair), National Advocacy Committee, Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign

Site web: http://www.grannyvoices.com

613-730-2679

Projet

Peggy’s Fellowship project looked at the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign (which is associated with the Stephen Lewis Foundation) in order to answer the question: “How do we engage, nurture and sustain older women advocates in civil society?” Her findings are captured in a 10-minute video and accompanying materials at GrannyVoices.com.

Biographie sommaire

Peggy Edwards is a health promotion consultant, policy analyst and writer based in Ottawa. She has worked with Health Canada, the Canadian Public Health Association and the World Health Organization, and is the co-author of three best-selling books on healthy aging and grandparenting. She specializes in issues related to aging, social justice, voluntarism and gender. Peggy is a social activist and leader in the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign, which supports African grandmothers who are raising millions of AIDS orphans.

Prix et distinctions

Ron Draper Award for Health Promotion (granted by Canadian Public Health Association)

Organisme

National Advocacy Committee, Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign, turning the tide on HIV/AIDS in Africa

Rôle: volunteer (retired Co-Chair)

Adresse de l’organisme:
219 Hopewell Ave
Ottawa,ON, K1S 5R9

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