News and Events
ATECA Conference is a multi-disciplinary collaborative leadership forum – an event that brings together communities of practitioners, innovators and investors in the training, learning and development industry as well as the human resource development field.read more
From supporting women’s reproductive health in Zimbabwe and empowering youth through art therapy in Indonesia, to increasing women’s participation in news media in Togo and developing women leaders in the conflict-affected region of Gaza Strip. The 2019 Global Change Leaders are prepared to create positive social change in their communities.read more
“For my mother, development in Africa and women’s empowerment were very important goals. I just know that were she here today, she would be so proud of the work Yvonne has done and continues to do to empower women and girls to use tools like entrepreneurship to lift themselves out of poverty.”read more
Participants from Angola, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Haiti, India, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, and Uganda will participate in experiential learning – in classroom and community – in the areas of Building Resilient Communities, Promoting Accountable Democracies, and Strengthening Inclusive Economies over a three-week period.read more
Eighteen women leaders from 18 countries graduated September 27 from Coady’s Global Change Leaders program in a ceremony with participants, staff, community members, and family.read more
Dr. Mamatha Achanta is a women’s and children’s rights activist, pro-bono lawyer, and founder of Tharuni – a non-government organization working for the welfare of adolescent girls and women.read more
Join us for the annual StFX Homecoming Coffee with Coady, featuring the 20th presentation of the Katherine Fleming International Development Award presented annually to an African woman leader dedicated to working with women and children.
Saturday, October 5, 9:30am
Markin Global Complex, Coady International Institute
Related: Katherine Fleming award turns 20
Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Participants Arrive
October 14 – Participants arrive at Coady International Institute for the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program – an award-winning initiative for Indigenous women leaders using Coady’s asset-based approach and prioritizing indigenous knowledge and ways of learning.
Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Alumni Gathering
November 1 – 4
More 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 Mi’kmaq people.
Stay tuned public events and opportunities to get involved!
Nobel Women Initiative’s Sister-to-Sister Mentees Arrive on Campus
November 11 – 17
The Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program provides valuable advocacy and grassroots organizing training to incredible young women activists from around the world. Six feminist peace activists travel to Ottawa for a six-week communications and advocacy, with one week at Coady Institute in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.
Stay tuned for a chance to meet the mentees!
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