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

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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Coady, FESA Partnership Going the Distance

An Alberta adult education organization and Coady Institute are developing further ways to collaborate. Further Education Society of Alberta’s (FESA) Executive Director Elaine Cairns and Project Manager Teal Dratowany visited Coady May 24 to 25 as a...

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