Remarkable Women from previous years

Since its debut in 2008, the Remarkable Women poster series has honoured local women who have made significant contributions to arts, culture, sports, and community in Vancouver.

Discover the annual themes and celebrate these amazing women, present and past, for the difference they've made in our lives.

Remarkable Women 2011: Community Builders

As part of the City's 125th Anniversary celebrations, the theme for 2011 was "community builders". A strong and vibrant city is built by its inhabitants. These women, of diverse backgrounds and abilities, represent a commitment to improving their communities through volunteerism, hard work, advocacy, and a passionate dedication to change for the good of everyone.

Remarkable Women 2010: Athletes

To coincide with the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the 2010 poster series featured local women athletes. The women selected for this unique poster project span the decades, from the 1920s to the present day. As always, the featured women have diverse backgrounds and abilities, and they represent different sports and achievements at different levels.

Remarkable Women 2008: Debut

The poster project began with honouring remarkable women from our communities. These beautiful posters were created based on the research of historical interpreter, Jolene Cumming, with the help of First Nations Participation Coordinator, Kamala Todd, and designed by artist Tania Willard of Red Willow Designs.