News and Events


OceanPath Fellowship Graduate Receives Award

OceanPath Fellowship Graduate Receives Award

Coady graduate Ruth Nara (OceanPath Fellowship, 2018-2019) recently received University of Ottawa’s Joseph De Koninck Prize. The Joseph De Koninck Prize at the master’s level is awarded in recognition of a major contribution to knowledge in an interdisciplinary program.

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Global Women Leaders Lay Out Action Plans

Global Women Leaders Lay Out Action Plans

The 21 women leaders from 11 countries who recently attended Coady’s Women’s Leadership in Community Development certificate program presented their leadership action plans May 23. The presentations ranged in topic from women and girls’ education, to financial literacy, to gender-based violence (GBV) health centres, to agriculture and economic empowerment.

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OceanPath Fellows Reflect on Community Learning

OceanPath Fellows Reflect on Community Learning

Participants, staff, partners, and community members gathered in Coady’s Marie Michael Library Thursday, May 23 as the OceanPath Fellowship 2018-2019 cohort presented community learnings from their yearlong fellowship, which included the design and implementation of a unique community initiative over a nine-month community phase.

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Upcoming Events

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.


Global Women Insight: In Conversation with Ambassador Swanee Hunt

June 4, 12pm (EDT) | 1pm (ADT) | 9pm (Pakistan) – Join The Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (Pakistan) and Coady Institute for a conversation with Ambassador Swanee Hunt (Founder, Harvard’s Women and Public Policy Program; Chair, Inclusive Security)

Register by June 2 for details.


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.

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Webinar Series:

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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Missed a webinar? Watch them all on our YouTube Channel playlist