Nominated by: WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre
Darcie Bennett is a feminist, a social justice advocate, and a researcher working with WAVAW on the Enhancing Women’s Confidence in the Justice System Project. After completing a PhD in sociology at the University of British Columbia, Darcie joined the team at Pivot Legal Society in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. She started as a community-based researcher and has since held several positions including Child Welfare Campaigner, Coordinator of the Jane Doe Legal Network, Campaigns Director, Director of Strategy and Interim Executive Director. Darcie is also mom to three amazing young people aged 15-22.