People | 03/01/2007 5:00 am EST
Canadian Women in Communications, an industry association which aims to raise the profile of women in film, television and other media and communications disciplines, recently announced the winners of its annual awards this week at a Toronto gala. Taking home the Woman of the Year award for 2006 was Telus Quebec and Partner Solutions executive VP and president Karen Radford, while Innoversity Summit creator and DiversiPro Inc. VP Cynthia Reyes won the Trailblazer of the Year honour for her work. The Mentor of the Year award went to CanWest MediaWorks Inc. senior VP of programming and production Barbara Williams, and her employer won accolades as Employer of the Year. Finally, Christiane Vaillancourt, manager of government, industry and community affairs for Atlantic Canada at Rogers Cable Inc.’s Saint John operations, was recognized with the Chapter Leader of the Year award for her efforts in building the association’s presence in New Brunswick.