For Immediate Release: SJSWC/WC Announces Resignation of Executive Director

(St. John’s, NL) – The Board of Directors of the St. John’s Status of Women Council and St. John’s Women’s Centre announced today that Jenny Wright has resigned from her role as Executive Director of the organizations to move on to other opportunities.

“The Board would like to thank Jenny for her contribution as Executive Director for the past five years,” said Mary Shortall, Board Chair. “She has been instrumental in representing the interests of women in St. John’s and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. She was a powerful voice for so many issues like violence against women and girls; the rights of sex workers, equal pay for women and so much more. The Board wishes her well in the future.”


About St. John’s Status of Women Council/Women’s Centre
The St. John’s Status of Women Council/Women’s Centre is a feminist organization that since 1972 is continually working to achieve equality and justice through political activism, community collaboration and the creation of a safe and inclusive space for all women in the St. John’s area. The St. John’s Status of Women Council operates the Women’s Centre, Marguerite’s Place Supportive Housing Program & Safe Harbour Outreach Project.

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