YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

On Friday, March 8 2024, Dr. Shazhan Amed was nominated for a YWCA Women of Distinction Award in the category of Research, the Sciences & Technology for her work in pediatric diabetes research.

Recognized nationally, the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards presented by Scotiabank, honours extraordinary women leaders and businesses.

Dr. Amed is the Head of Pediatric Endocrinology at BC Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Professor with UBC. She is a scientist dedicated to public health research.

Learn how her program, Live 5-2-1-0, is working to build healthier communities for children in British Columbia.

Best of Luck!