Two BC women honoured in CAAWS Most Influential Women List 2014

Jan 13, 2015

The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) has honoured a number of incredible women in 2014’s Most Influential Women List, including two outstanding role models here in British Columbia. 

Rachel LewisRachel Lewis, Chief Operating Officer at Vancouver Whitecaps FC, is honoured for her business leadership in sport. Out of 19 Major League Soccer teams throughout Canada and the United States, Rachel is the only female to hold a top executive role. More so, she is the only female COO in Vancouver’s professional sport sector. Read Rachel’s full bio on the CAAWS website. 


Christine SinclairChristine Sinclair, Captain of Canada’s Women’s National Soccer Team, is known worldwide for her accomplishments as a female athlete. From hometown Burnaby, BC, Christine has made over 200 appearances with the Canadian National Team, earning the title of Canadian Play of the Year for the 11th year running. Read Christine’s fill bio on the CAAWS website. 


Congratulations to Rachel, Christine and the other female leaders recognized in the 2014 Most Influential Women List. Read the full CAAWS press release here.