Barbara McInerney has worked in the anti-violence movement since 1990. For over 15 years she has been the Executive Director of Yukon Women’s Transition Home Society who proudly operates Kaushee’s Place Housing Society and Betty’s Haven in Whitehorse, Yukon.
In 2010, Barb began work with a coalition of women during the Review of Yukon’s Police Force. She remains active in the implementation and evaluation of a protocol called Together for Safety between women’s groups and the local RCMP, focusing on increased safety for women and girls, relationship building, policy development and training. She is an activist, advocate, feminist, mother and grandmother who is dedicated to the advancement and equality of women.