April 2022 Edition: E-zine Highlights Circle of Abundance Experiences This Ezine has been created to hold and share space so we can share stories, highlight alumnae successes, experiences and learning about life after living through the Circle of Abundance networking...
We are pleased to be welcoming Eileen Alma as the Interim Director of Coady Institute beginning June 1, 2022 as Executive Director Gord Cunningham retires.
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.
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.”
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.
“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.”
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.
With a passion for food, sustainability and entrepreneurship Hannah Chisholm created and launched Eggcitables. Eggcitables’ flagship product is a chickpea alternative to eggs.
Denise proudly defines herself as an urban Indigenous Indigi-Queer woman, and is interested in the reclamation of language, culture and ceremony as that has been a large part of her healing.
Tuesday, March 8 - International Women's Day - Global Affairs Canada announced a $67.5 million investment "for projects putting gender equality at heart of climate action". The investment includes $14.8 million for Rural Women Cultivating Change, an initiative led by...