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Long a champion of more women in public life, Isabel has been a candidate for the House of Commons and Ottawa City Council.

At the national level, Isabel Co-chaired the campaign to ensure one third of Liberal candidates were women during the 2008 election. This first time program surpassed its goals, with 37% of candidates being female.

At the international level she has helped advance democracy and foster the role of women in public life in Ukraine, Lebanon, Albania and Azerbaijan.

Read about Isabel’s contribution to the Judy Lemarsh Fund.