Patricia Vertinsky Receives 2020 ‘In Her Footsteps’ Award

Congratulations to UBC Kinesiology professor Patricia Vertinsky who, as part of Sport BC’s Athlete of the Year Awards, was selected as a 2020 Honouree to the In Her Footsteps, Celebrating BC Women in Sport recognition program. The award took place virtually on Thursday March 25th, 2021.

Dr. Vertinsky, who is a prominent feminist sports historian, was one of  62 Honourees, women who have had a significant impact on women and girls in sport and who have strengthened the community through their passion, academic expertise and commitment. UBCKin is proud of the important work Dr. Patricia Vertinsky has done to advance women and gender politics in the realm of sport and kinesiology and is delighted that one of its own has been chosen to join this inspirational group of women!

Dr. Vertinsky’s story will also be presented and profiled in the In Her Footsteps exhibit at the BC Sports Hall of Fame.