Coady is known in indigenous communities located locally and globally for promoting sustainable, practical, and culturally respectful approaches to development. Indigenous ways of knowing and doing are prioritized, including Indigenous pedagogical practices and ceremonies. Programs honour and include indigenous knowledge keepers and Elders, and are developed in close consultation with participants to ensure they are able to draw upon their own cultural and community contexts.
Description: An award-winning initiative, Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Enhanced Mentorship program is for First Nations, Métis and Inuit women who are committed to supporting development and social change in their organizations, communities, and nations. The program is delivered using Coady’s innovative and blended approach to asset-based leadership development and prioritizes Indigenous knowledge and ways of learning.