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The Coady Connection – April 2022

The Coady Connection – April 2022

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

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Well Wishes for Wilf Bean

Well Wishes for Wilf Bean

Wilf Bean who was Director of Education Programs at Coady Institute from 1987 to 1999 and subsequently co-facilitated several courses is in his final days following a lengthy illness. Wilf’s loved ones are inviting those who have been inspired and impacted by Wilf to share short messages as a gesture of love, support, and friendship. These messages are read daily to him.

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Community-Building with the 2021-22 Pathy Fellows

Community-Building with the 2021-22 Pathy Fellows

Thirteen young leaders from across Canada recently completed capacity-building and planning components of the Pathy Foundation Fellowship, and are now in the midst of a nine-month journey implementing their planned initiatives alongside their respective community partners.

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IWW Spotlight: Jaime Smith

IWW Spotlight: Jaime Smith

Jaime Smith is a passionate activist for gender and race equality. As the Director of Social Innovation and Executive Lead for Employment Innovation at Coady, Jaime works with communities, businesses, institutions, and governments exploring, co-developing and evaluating innovations for social, environmental and economic wellbeing, ensuring “a full and abundant life, for all.”

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IWW Spotlight: Ulilia Chamisa

IWW Spotlight: Ulilia Chamisa

As the Team Leader for Start4Girls in Zimbabwe, Ulilia Chamisa works with girls and adolescent women, their communities, and religious and traditional leaders to promote the return to school or entrance into vocational skills training for girls who have dropped out, especially married girls and teenage mothers.

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IWW Spotlight: Mica Francis

IWW Spotlight: Mica Francis

“As a women’s support worker, I am inspired every day by the people for whom we provide services. In the face of poverty, mental health concerns, gender-based violence and constant social and economic barriers, these women-identified persons exude such resilience and perseverance to not only survive, but thrive, and provide for and care for their families and communities.”

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IWW Spotlight: Tsigie Haile

IWW Spotlight: Tsigie Haile

Tsigie Haile established Women in Self Employment (WISE) in 1993, which provides a space for women’s empowerment in Ethiopia. The organization has been working with low-income, self-employed women and girls in their efforts to achieve self-reliance and improve the quality of their lives.

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