Advancing Gender Equality Issues

Expressions of Interest: Status of Women Council of the NWT Board Positions

The Minister Responsible for the Status of Women is accepting applications and nominations for members to serve on the Status of Women Council representing:

  • Sahtu | Closing Date: June 24, 2024

If you are interested in serving on the Status of Women Council of the NWT, please complete the Application Form and submit it to Elizabeth Biscaye, Director, Gender Equity Division via email n via email at

The Status of Women Council of the Northwest Territories (NWT) was established under the NWT Status of Women Council Act in April 1990. The members of the Council are appointed by the NWT Minister Responsible for the Status of Women. The Council represents the different regions and cultures of the NWT. Its mandate is to work towards the equality of women through:

  • Advice to the Government of the Northwest Territories
  • Research
  • Public education
  • Advocating on behalf of all women

A member’s term may be up to three years.

Nominations or applications should be submitted to Elizabeth (Sabet) Biscaye at: