DASCH CEO Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award From Prestigious Universal Women’s Network


The Universal Womens Network™ and Direct Action in Support of Community Homes, (DASCH), is pleased to announce that DASCH Chief Executive Officer, Karen Fonseth has been awarded the Women of Inspiration Lifetime Achievement Award by the Universal Women’s Network, at their annual awards ceremony held virtually on November 14, 2020.

The Universal Women’s Network™ is a global platform committed to advance gender equality, diversity, and inclusion. The network has celebrated over 1000 women who have made an impact locally nationally, and globally and are raising the bar for women to be seen, heard, and valued.

Karen was awarded the ‘Lifetime Achievement’ recognition award for her achievements throughout the community in Manitoba, and her work nationally.

Karen was recently interviewed by Susie Strachan, community journalist for The Sou’wester, to talk more about her history and her achievement. (Click here to download the PDF file from The Sou’wester)

“One of my staff nominated me, and I had to be interviewed and talk about my career and my life as a whole, in that they make their decision on you as a whole person,” Fonseth said. “Out of the 25 awards handed out, I never expected the lifetime achievement award.”

Karen Fonseth, CEO of DASCH.

To download the PDF file from The Sou’wester please click here.

To read the full interview please click here.

Link to Original Press Release:

Please see the WomensNetwork Releasehere.
2020 Women of Inspiration™ Awards Virtual Premier – here