Atira Women's Resource Society

Janice Abbott, CEO of Atira Women’s Resource Society & Atira Property Management Inc., is named one of B.C.’s 35 most influential women

We would like to congratulate Janice on being named in the second annual BCBusiness list of the women who are shaking things up in B.C. business and beyond!

The full feature can be found in the March 2016 issue of BCBusiness now on newsstands and online here.

Janice Abbott | CEO, Atira Women’s Resource Society & Atira Property Management Inc.

WHY: Abbott has dedicated her career to helping Vancouver’s most vulnerable. Her group, Atira Property Management Inc. and Women’s Resource Society—is one of the largest social services agencies in the Downtown Eastside. Abbott launched the management company in 1983 in an effort to support women and children affected by violence. She has led the organization from a single transition house to a large, multi-service agency with more than a dozen programs and 16 non-market housing sites across the Lower Mainland.