Founded in 1957, the Montreal Lakeshore University Women’s Club (MLUWC) is a non-profit organization of more than 200 women graduates. Monthly meetings and a wide variety of interest groups encourage fellowship and stimulate interest in current issues. Our goals are to use our education and professional training to:
- foster cultural, social and political awareness
- develop sound educational values
- perform community service
MLUWC works to influence public policy through advocacy and encourages education by offering scholarships and bursaries.
MLUWC is a member of the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), a non-partisan national volunteer organization with over 9,000 members in 112 Clubs across Canada. CFUW has special consultative status at the United Nations and representation at the Education Committee of the Canadian Commission to UNESCO. As a member organization of CFUW, we are committed to:
- improving the status of women and girls
- promoting education
- advancing human rights, justice and peace
CFUW is the largest affiliate of the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) an organization founded in 1919 which works to empower women and girls through lifelong education for leadership, decision-making and peace.
New members welcome!
The scholarship fundraiser for 2014 featured renditions from popular musicals by the Montreal West Operatic Society. The evening raised more than $6000 toward scholarships for deserving West Island women.
Chitra Chopra (MLUWC programme chair, right) presents the cheque to Tracy Wrench (left), recreation director of the West Island Association for the Intellectually handicapped. Heidi Schaaf (centre), daughter of MLUWC member, Joyce Schaaf, helped present the cheque.
Monday, February 9, 2014
"The Future of Mental Health: Prevention and Early Intervention with Youth"
Karnak Shriners' Temple
MLUWC Film Series
Jan - May 2015
Dollard des Ormeaux Library
The MLUWC publishes a monthly Newsletter to keep its members in touch with all related activities.
To view previous Newsletters, click here.
The 2013-2014 Annual Reports are now available
To view the CFUW Communicator, click here