Youth Media

The Coady Institute has subject matter experts on staff that can provide insight on a wide range of international development areas. Journalists may contact Richard Perry, Media and Communications Officer by email at rperry@stfx.ca or by phone at (902) 867-4933 to arrange an interview or receive comments on developing stories.

Grads ready to tackle community development projects - Casket, April 16, 2015

Lila Pavey is making a difference in Botswana - Chronicle Herald, January 23, 2014

Shila Leblanc just returned from a six-month internship in Botswana which was organized through the Youth in Partnership program. See her interview below.

Stephanie MacKinnon has returned home after spending six months in Ethiopia as part of the Coady International Institute's Youth in Partnership Program. Interview by Ken Kingston.

Carmen Pedersen, formally of Springbank, shares what she learnd on a youth internship in Georgetown, Guyana. - Rocky View Weekly

Leah Stuart-Sheppard is helping youth in Cameroon fight inequality in their community. - Tabaret - University of Ottawa

Orléans grad Patrick Delle Palme selected for internship in Caribbean. Read more.

Youth Associate Kaytlyn Criddle was keen on getting the most out of her new degree. By empowering women overseas with sustainable farming methods, she is doing just that. Read More.

Shila LeBlanc is one of 20 participants in the Coady International Institute's Youth in Partnership Program. LeBlanc is doing a six-month internship with Stepping Stones International in Botswana. Read More.

Rachel Garbery, a graduate of Coady's Skills for Social Change certificate has been a Youth Leader with the Resisting Violence Project, and has been working to reduce sexual violence among post-secondary students. Read her profile in the Casket's supplement: "Faces of the Future"

SoundCloud audio: Lila Pavey, Coady '08 youth associate, empowers vulnerable youth in Botswana. Transcript is here.