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“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.”
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.
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.
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.
Climate change is the most pressing global issue of our time. The impact of climate change is felt in every issue facing humanity: health, finance, security, migration, water supply, sanitation, food security, agriculture, and gender to name several. Given the integration of climate into every facet of life, the way humans think and problem solve must change.
Change Leaders to Engage on Issues of Poverty, Climate Change, Gender Inequality, and Political TurmoilAs Coady International Institute marks 60 years of asset-based, citizen-led and community-driven development, work on an innovative slate of course...
Imagining Public Spaces: How to Design Safe Communities in a COVID-19 World
June 5, 11am (ADT) – Join us for a virtual roundtable with Dr. Jill Grant (Dalhousie University), Dr. Jason Gilliland (Western University), Dr. Ute Lehrer (York University), John Fleming (Western University), Dr. Jeffrey Squire (York University), and moderator Dr. Corrine Cash (Coady International Institute, StFX University)
Register by June 3 (5pm ADT) for details.Register
Debrief Week: Pathy Foundation Fellowship
Graduating participants of the Pathy Foundation Fellowship will share their experience working with communities to create positive social change.
Each presentation will be livestreamed on the Pathy Foundation Fellowship Debrief Week Facebook event page.
Drawing on our Collective Strengths to Promote Civic Leadership in these Extraordinary Times
We are hearing that around the world, Coady graduates and their organizations are finding ways to support their communities to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. For that reason, we are convening a series of community conversations of Coady grads to share ideas and experiences, questions and challenges as to how we can best respond to COVID-19, using an asset-based, community driven approach.
Tuesday, June 2 – Coady Graduates in/from Nigeria with graduate Sharon Adetutu Omotoso
Tuesday, May 26 – Coady Graduates from/in Cameroon with graduate Mbah Adah
Tuesday, May 19 – Coady Graduates from/in Uganda with graduate Grace Arach
Tuesday, May 5 – Coady Graduates from/in Ghana with graduates Elham Mumuni, Bashiratu Kamal, and Professor Atia Apusigah
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