Amber Fletcher BA’06
(High Honours, Women’s Studies)
PhD Candidate, Johnson-Shoyama
Graduate School of Public Policy
mber Fletcher’s doctoral dissertation explores how changes in Aagricultural policy and climate affect the well-being of
Saskatchewan farm women and their families. A tireless volunteer
and advocate for women’s issues, Fletcher is devoted to gender
equality and social justice. She has received 18 awards for
academic excellence and published three book chapters on farm
women, health, and the environment.
In 2011, Fletcher received the Governor General’s Award in
Commemoration of the Persons Case (Youth Award) for her
contributions to gender equality. In 2012, she was an official
delegate at the 56th United Nations Commission on the Status of
Women, and in 2013, she received the Graduate Student Award of
Merit from the Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada.
Fletcher will receive the 2013 Alumni Crowning Achievement Award
in the category of Outstanding Young Alumnus on September 20,
2013 in Regina.