Sandra Cohen-Rose, BHEc’58, a consultant dietitian-nutritionist, home economist, and author, was elected president of the National Council of Women of Canada (NCWC) at their 124th Annual General Meeting. She is now spearheading their national Common Program 2017-2019: “Eliminating Poverty Through Life Skills Education and Women’s Empowerment.” The NCWC has been the leading national voice of women for the past 124 years. Its initiatives have contributed significantly to the establishment of Canada’s social welfare system. Previously, Cohen-Rose headed the Montreal Council of Women, the Consulting Dietitian of Canada, and the International Coalition of Art Deco Societies. In 2002 she founded Art Déco Montréal.