Are you a First Nations, Inuit, or Métis woman from Canada who is committed to community development and social change?

The Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program is now accepting applications for 2019.

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After attending a three-week intensive education program at Coady International Institute, located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), you will have the opportunity to lead a development project in your community with the guidance of an established mentor.

Learn about previous community projects

This program uses Coady’s innovative and blended approach to asset-based leadership development, and prioritizes indigenous knowledge and ways of learning.

Now entering its ninth year, alumni from this program continue to make great strides in their communities.

Alumni Stories

IDW: Health and Wellness across Turtle Island

IDW: Health and Wellness across Turtle Island

Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Development program supports First Nations, Métis and Inuit women committed to fostering development and creating social change in their organizations, communities and Nations. Participants Jasmine Collis and Lisa Osawamick are creating impact in their respective communities by providing and supporting health and wellness initiatives.

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Indigenous Women Leaders to Gather at StFX and Coady this weekend

Indigenous Women Leaders to Gather at StFX and Coady this weekend

More than 100 Indigenous leaders from across the country and beyond are traveling to Antigonish this week to take part in Coady Institute’s Indigenous Women in Leadership (IWCL) program’s Alumni Gathering, Nov. 1 to 4, at St. Francis Xavier Univerisity in Mi’kma’ki, the traditional and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people.

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Indigenous Women Leaders to Host Alumni Gathering

Indigenous Women Leaders to Host Alumni Gathering

Strengthening Community, Building Bridges, and Collaborating for ChangeMore than 100 of Canada’s Indigenous women leaders will gather in November at St. Francis Xavier University’s Coady International Institute in Mi'kma'ki, the unceded territory of the...

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