On November 14, we held a small online graduation ceremony for the 2023 Diploma in Development Leadership participants. The graduates join a network of more than 10,000 Coady graduates in more than 146 countries globally.
November 27 | Join us as Coady teaching staff member Digafie Debalke hosts an Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony with a dialogue on peace and conflict transformation.
For close to 40 years, Coady Institute has partnered with the Self-Employed Women’s Association, founded by the late Ela Bhatt. On the first anniversary of her death, Coady Institute and friends of Elaben are honoured to create a bursary in her memory.
Coady Institute partner Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) of India is examining how climate shocks are affecting poor women who work in the informal sector and offering educational programming to prepare for and mitigate risks.
Women Entrepreneurs in India Adapt to Changing Climate: StFX Student Interns Conduct Focus Groups with SEWA
St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) students Emma Jewkes and Sydney Anthony recently travelled to Ahmedabad, India as part of the Sears Internships in Social Enterprise Program – an initiative launched as part of the John T. Sears Chair in Corporate Social Responsibility at StFX’s Schwartz School of Business.
A British online magazine and former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama have recognized a 2015 Coady Institute graduate Maria Omare as one of Red magazine’s The Next 25: 25 visionaries to watch. Maria is founder of The Action Foundation. The foundation helps build inclusive and resilient communities for children, women, and girls with disabilities in Kenya.
October 26 | Join us as Coady teaching staff member Digafie Debalke hosts an Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony with a dialogue on peace and conflict transformation.
For her Pathy Foundation Fellowship initiative, Laila is working alongside Sakeenah Homes – an organization that provides culturally-sensitive supports for Muslim women and children – to develop a rehabilitation program for Muslim women survivors of human trafficking.
October 19 | Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership Engaging with Feminist Leadership series welcomes feminists from around the world who share their personal journeys with Coady participants, graduates, and others during an online session.
October 18 | Applying Asset-Based Community Development at Coady Institute. With interactive presentations and panels exploring how Coady staff and partners apply ABCD.