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EMPOWER – Feminism in Zambia

We are pleased to welcome 13 women leaders from Zambia, Ethiopia, and Ghana, to the Coady graduate network. Last week, they each completed a certificate in Women’s Leadership in Community Development in Lusaka, Zambia as part of Coady’s EMPOWER program.

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Local meets Global

As part of the revamped Coady Neighbours Program, Coady is partnering with local organizations to host events where Coady participants and community members can engage, learn, and share with each other.

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Coady graduate, Abiodun Essiet

Having acquired much knowledge, skills and field experience in community development, Mrs Essiet said she decided to run for political office due to the gap she saw between government and people in rural communities in Nigeria. Read more.

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A Full and Abundant Life For All

Learn more about how our graduates, supporters, donors, and friends are contributing to StFX’s and Coady’s commitment to social justice, social responsibility, innovation, equity, and inclusion by reading our 2017 – 2018 annual report.

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Upcoming Events

Fall Certificate Participants Arrive

September 30 – Participants arrive at Coady International Institute for certificate offerings in Promoting Accountable Democracies, Building Resilient Communities, and Strengthening Inclusive Economies.

Coffee with Coady

Join us for the annual StFX Homecoming Coffee with Coady, featuring the 20th presentation of the Katherine Fleming International Development Award presented annually to an African woman leader dedicated to working with women and children.

Saturday, October 5, 9:30am
Markin Global Complex, Coady International Institute

Related: Katherine Fleming award turns 20

Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Participants Arrive

October 14 – Participants arrive at Coady International Institute for the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program – an award-winning initiative for Indigenous women leaders using Coady’s asset-based approach and prioritizing indigenous knowledge and ways of learning.

 

Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Alumni Gathering

November 1 – 4

More than 100 of Canada’s Indigenous women leaders will gather in November at St. Francis Xavier University’s Coady International Institute in Mi’kma’ki, the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people.

Stay tuned public events and opportunities to get involved!

Learn more about the gathering.

Nobel Women Initiative’s Sister-to-Sister Mentees Arrive on Campus

November 11 – 17

The Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program provides valuable advocacy and grassroots organizing training to incredible young women activists from around the world. Six feminist peace activists travel to Ottawa for a six-week communications and advocacy, with one week at Coady Institute in Antigonish, Nova Scotia.

Stay tuned for a chance to meet the mentees!

Upcoming Webinars

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