October 14 | Join us for the annual Coffee with Coady event during St. Francis Xavier University Homecoming.
We will be joined by 2023 Katherine Fleming International Development Award recipient, Prossy Nantongo who will share about her work helping vulnerable and orphaned girls and women in Uganda and Rwanda as they transition from school to employment.
A familiar face with more than 30 years of experience in the development sector has been selected as the new Executive Director of Coady Institute. Eileen Alma was appointed to the position for a five-year term beginning immediately.
The Pathy Foundation Fellowship has been working in tandem with five Canadian partner universities to offer the yearlong Fellowship program for the past nine years.
Now, they are welcoming Carleton University, located in Ottawa, Ontario, as a sixth partner.
“I no longer see myself as the person who is going to bring change. I want to be a member who will support other people, and at the same time, let the community bring the change to their own situations – because that will give them not only more power over the initiative, but they’ll be accountable to what happens, and they might be more willing to sustain the initiative if it belongs to them.”
In her early career, Maria was an academic researcher at two large universities in Ecuador with a focus on health and nutrition. She felt disconnected from the communities central to her work, so she left academia and opened a consultancy business.
Coady Graduate Nivantha Balendra (Pathy Fellowship) recently spoke with Forbes about closing a $3-million funding round for her clean tech startup, Dispersa.
Join a diverse cohort of practitioners from around the world who represent a wide cross-section of civil society, public and private groups, and organizations.
On July 20 we celebrated the 2023 Diploma in Development Leadership participants as they completed the ten week on-campus portion of the program.
The program builds on the belief that a good place to live is also a good place to visit. It brings an asset-based and community-driven approach to tourism – building on existing knowledge, skills, and strengths within communities to enhance community wellbeing.
On Friday, June 30, fifty-eight social change leaders from countries around the world celebrated their graduation from one of three on-campus certificate programs: Feminist Advocacy for Agency, Equity, and Justice, Livelihoods and Markets, and Community Led Solutions for Climate Change.