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Remembering Wilf Bean

Wilf Bean was Director of Education Programs at Coady Institute from 1987 to 1999 and subsequently co-facilitated several courses in the areas of adult education and skills and strategies for social change.

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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

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

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

“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

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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IWW Spotlight: Hannah Chisholm

With a passion for food, sustainability and entrepreneurship Hannah Chisholm created and launched Eggcitables. Eggcitables’ flagship product is a chickpea alternative to eggs.

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IWW Spotlight: Denise McLeod

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.

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