Tucker Center affiliated scholar wins prestigious International Olympic Committee award

Guylaine Demers, Ph.D.

Guylaine Demers, Ph.D., professor at Laval University, and chair of Women’s Studies research, recently received The International Olympic Committee(IOC) Women and Sports Award. Demers is an affiliated scholar with the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport and also serves as chair for the Gender Equity Task Force for the Sports Ministry of Canada. 

The IOC Women and Sports award aims to acknowledge those who have made contributions to the development, encouragement, and reinforcement of women’s and girls’ participation in sport. Dermers was one of six international winners to receive the distinguished award.