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United around the globe to foster international trade and the advancement of women in business.

JoAnna Townsend Excellence Award for Leadership in International Trade Award

This award recognizes an outstanding woman in Ontario who, through her business and personal networks, acts as a trade advocate and mentor for women, fostering opportunities that actively support women entrepreneurs or professionals to achieve success in international business.  Please note that OWIT Board Members are not eligible for this award.

2019 Awards:  Isabella Bertani with Sue Rauth, Trade Commissioners Service (L), and Helen Hemmingsen, OWIT (R)

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Past Award Winners

2020: Christine Nakamura

2019:  Isabella Bertani

2018: KC Goundiam

2017: Ruth Snowden
2016: Josie Mousseau
2015: Joy Nott
2014: Alma Farias
2012: Ruth Fothergill
2011: Nancy Ward
2010: Candice Rice
2009: Kathleen Holland
2008: Mary Anderson
2007: Betty Wood
2006: The Hon. Sarmite D. Bulte
2005: Susan Langdon
2004: Maxine Westaway

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