About Marcie Hawranik


Marcie Hawranik is the recipient of the 2018 Alberta Premier’s Award of Excellence for her work to advance gender equality in Alberta. In 2019 she was recognized as a SHE Innovator by UN Women. She is also very active in the community and is a member of various non-profit boards.

Some key projects that Marcie has worked on include:

  • Creating the Alberta Status of Women ministry;
  • Creating and evaluating inclusive public consultations;
  • Designing effective government policies and processes (including parental leave, harassment, recruitment of women in underrepresented fields);
  • Designing, creating and managing a provincial government grant program;
  • Speaking and defending gender equality to a United Nations panel, gender experts from the World Bank and the Canadian House of Commons;
  • Delivering conflict resolution and inclusion tools trainings (including GBA+);
  • Conducting comprehensive Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) Assessments for government, non-profits, international NGOs, and the energy sector;
  • Designing, implementing and managing women in leadership resource groups, mentorship programs and various leadership workshops to government, companies and community organizations;
  • Co-Founding Madame Premier, a feminist political apparel company that aims to spark dialogue and amplify awareness on the lack of women in politics (www.madamepremier.ca).

About the Equality 360 Team

The Equality 360 team has over 40 years of combined experience in successfully advancing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in workplaces. We are diverse in lived experiences with specialized expertise in DEI. Our team has expertise in Indigenous Truth and Reconciliation, Gender and Sexual Diversity, Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression, and Disability inclusion. Our team comes from HR, business, social justice, international relations, conflict resolution, justice, and many other interdisciplinary fields of practice.


We believe in our expertise and authenticity and when you complete a course on Disability inclusion, you can have the confidence in knowing that it was created by a team member with disability lived experience and expertise.


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