Four women were honoured through the annual BMO Celebrating Women program in Edmonton in two categories: Community and Charitable Giving and Expansion and Growth in Small Business. The program recognizes female leaders in local communities as part of BMO's commitment to drive the advancement of women.
At the Edmonton event, the following honourees were recognized:
- Community and Charitable Giving: Glori Meldrum. Ms. Meldrum is the CEO of g[squared], an Edmonton-based marketing agency. As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, Ms. Meldrum focuses on preventing it and lending a hand to those victims with trauma. In 2008, she founded Little Warriors, a national organization that educates on child sexual abuse. In 2014, she created the Be Brave Ranch, Canada's first long-term treatment centre for child victims.