Jan. 8 – Elizabeth Fry director to discuss women who commit crime

CCW January meeting topic: Women who commit crime.

CCW January meeting topic: Women who commit crime.

Bryonie Baxter, the executive director of Elizabeth Fry Ottawa, will speak to Capital Crime Writer members on the subject of women who commit crime.

A veteran educator with the Peel District School Board,  including positions as Vice-Principal, Secondary for two schools and I.B. Coordinator in one high school, Byronie co-authored The Future We Want: Building Inclusive Schools. Bryonie moved to Ottawa in March 2008 and began working for The Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa in July of that year. As well as being Executive Director of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Ottawa, she is also a Federal Advocate for the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies and President of the Council of Elizabeth Fry Societies of Ontario.

In April 2010 Bryonie was the proud recipient of a Province of Ontario Leading Women, Building Communities Award recognizing her “exceptional community leadership to improve the lives of women and girls in Ontario”. Bryonie also sits on the East Region Director’s Resource Committee of the Office of the Independent Police Review Directorate.

When and Where:
Jan. 8, 2014 at 7 p.m.
Ottawa City Hall – Honeywell Room 2nd floor.

Follow Byronie on Twitter: @ByronieBaxter