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The Coady Connection

The Coady Connection

Read the November edition of The Coady Connection. We are pleased to share with you this collection of stories, accomplishments, and news from the past three months.

The Coady Connection Newsletter – August 2020

The Coady Connection Newsletter – August 2020

Read the August edition of The Coady Connection. We are pleased to share with you this collection of stories, accomplishments, and news from the past three months. We value your connection, support, and dedication toward Coady International Institute. Please continue...

Conferencia online sobre liderazgo comunitario

Conferencia online sobre liderazgo comunitario

Veinte años después de la aprobación de la Resolución 1325 del Consejo de Seguridad de las Naciones Unidas sobre la mujer, la paz y la seguridad – pidiendo que se reconozcan la importancia de la participación de mujeres y niñas y la inclusión de la perspectiva de género en situaciones de conflicto (guerra), negociaciones y reconstrucción de la paz, y que se adopten medidas para el cambio –  los conflictos y las luchas continúan desestabilizando a las comunidades y afectando a mujeres y niñas de manera desproporcionada.

Change is Transpiring says Indigenous Women’s Leadership Graduate

Change is Transpiring says Indigenous Women’s Leadership Graduate

Wyanne (Kiya) Smallboy-Wesley is a graduate of the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program at Coady Institute. As an Indigenous Facilitator for the Calgary Public Library and the Further Education Society (FESA), she works with a diverse network of communities in the Calgary-area to “build a bridge of safety” between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities and community members.

Butterflies in Spirit: Meet MMIWG Advocate Lorelei Williams

Butterflies in Spirit: Meet MMIWG Advocate Lorelei Williams

Graduate Lorelei Williams is raising awareness and advocating for victims and families of Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) through Butterflies in Spirit – a dance group comprised of family members of MMIWG, formed to empower Indigenous women and raise awareness about her aunt Belinda Williams who went missing in 1978, and cousin Tanya Holyk who was murdered in 1996.

Mentor Enthusiastic about Past and Future of Coady’s Indigenous Program

Mentor Enthusiastic about Past and Future of Coady’s Indigenous Program

As with many things, it began with a phone call. For Marie Delorme that phone call came from a colleague 11 years ago and included an invitation to have dinner with Mary Coyle to discuss a concept that led to the founding of Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership (IWCL) program, which now has more than 144 First Nation, Métis, and Inuit women graduates.

Hollywood A-Listers kick off campaign in support of Indigenous Women’s Leadership

Hollywood A-Listers kick off campaign in support of Indigenous Women’s Leadership

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $200,000 to StFX’s Coady Institute | St. Francis Xavier University’s Coady Institute is excited to announce the launch of the Circle of Abundance – Amplifying Indigenous Women’s Leadership with a goal of raising $1m to support Coady’s Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership and the Centre’s Indigenous programming. The creation of the fund comes as Canada’s National Indigenous History Month concludes.