Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

Speaker, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau
Gender equality activist
  • Recipient of the United Nations Women National Committee Canada Recognition Award for her contribution to human rights (2013)
  • Sophie launched the celebration for Plan Canada’s first-ever United Nations “International Day of the Girl” (2012), and is the national ambassador for the organization’s "Because I Am a Girl" initiative.

As the mom of three young children, Sophie balances her many intellectual commitments by staying active, including spending time in nature with her family and volunteering as a kundalini yoga teacher in her community.

The equalitarian

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau is an engaged advocate for gender equality and a mother of three young children. During the past 15 years, she has been involved with a variety of causes, including teenage self-esteem, women and girls’ rights and freedoms, eating disorders, and mental health. Recipient of the 2013 UN Women National Committee Canada Recognition Award for her contribution to human rights, she was recently named as an influencer for the Deliver for Good campaign of Women Deliver. Sophie Grégoire Trudeau has lent her support to the Canadian Mental Health Association and Plan Canada’s “Because I am a Girl” initiative, is the official spokesperson for the FitSpirit Foundation and serves as Parks Canada’s Honourary Guide for Families.
“When women rise, men rise as well... When we have more women in the boardroom, more women in classrooms, more women in community life, we can inject peace. We can inject compassion.”
Sophie to The Globe and Mail
  • Recipient of the United Nations Women National Committee Canada Recognition Award for her contribution to human rights (2013)
  • Sophie launched the celebration for Plan Canada’s first-ever United Nations “International Day of the Girl” (2012), and is the national ambassador for the organization’s "Because I Am a Girl" initiative.

As the mom of three young children, Sophie balances her many intellectual commitments by staying active, including spending time in nature with her family and volunteering as a kundalini yoga teacher in her community.