Leadership for Economic and Social Change
Coady Institute offers educational programming for emerging and established community leaders with a passion for social change.
“If you want to do good for your community, if you want to create change – Coady is the place to go.”
– Tamara Cremo, Miꞌkmaꞌki (Indigenous Women in Community Leadership, 2016)
“The Coady courses are very practical and grounded to community development rather than theorizing. The trainers are very experienced and experts in making everyone learn.”
– Jovita S Mlay (Asset-Based Community Development, Livelihoods and Markets, 2023)
“The Coady experience offers a comprehensive hands-on learning opportunity on a global scale.”
– Tadele Worku (Climate Change Basics for Community Resilience, Future of Work and Workers, 2023)
International Centre for Women's Leadership
Circle of Abundance
ENGAGE! Women's Empowerment & Active Citizenship
News and Events
The program goal is to strengthen individuals and organizations involved in sustainable, asset-based, and equitable development by providing leadership development opportunities for emergent and established leaders.
Pratap Shrestha leads the participatory crop improvement, seed systems, community-based approaches to biodiversity conservation, and policy work at SeedChange.
Founding Meeting for a Nova Scotia Non-Profit Housing Association.
Oct 5-7 | The theme for the 2022 ABCD Unconference is Communities Leading Change.
Your support for global leaders creates the change the world needs right now.
Pauline MacIntosh (Program Teaching Staff) received the St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) Community Outreach Award at the university’s December convocation ceremony.
The award recognizes university faculty and staff who have demonstrated a long and consistent commitment to serving the Nova Scotia community.
EVENT:> Join us as Coady teaching staff member Digafie Debalke hosts an Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony and Webinar with a dialogue on peace and conflict transformation.
As we approach the National Day of Giving (November 28) now, more than ever, Coady Institute NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT in creating educational opportunities and supporting leaders from around the world. Leaders who are tackling pressing global issues such as climate change, human rights and equality, the changing nature of work, and rising conflict and ethnic tensions.