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Cultivating Networks in Ghana

Cultivating Networks in Ghana

Yogesh Ghore (Senior Program Staff) is in northern Ghana, where for the past week he has been meeting with Coady partners and graduates in the region.

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EMPOWER – Feminism in Zambia

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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Fr. Shaiju Chacko Returns for Fellowship

Fr. Shaiju Chacko Returns for Fellowship

We are pleased to welcome Fr. Shaiju Chacko (Diploma in Development Leadership, 2011) as he returns to Coady International Institute to complete a Coady Fellowship over the next month.

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Local meets Global

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

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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Upcoming Events

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!

Hotter, Wetter, Wilder: Is Canada Moving Fast Enough to Keep Up with a Changing Climate?

November 14, 6;30pm
Schwartz Auditorium, StFX University

As part of Climate and Democracy Week 2019, StFX University and partners will host events under the theme, For a Sustainable Future.

Join us for a keynote address by Dr. Blair Feltmate, Head of Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at University of Waterloo.

Learn more and join the Facebook Event.

People’s School for Climate Action

November 15, 6pm
Dennis Hall, Markin Global Complex, Coady Institute

As part of Climate and Democracy Week 2019, StFX University and partners will host events under the theme, For a Sustainable Future.

Join us for a panel discussion with:

Learn more and join the Facebook Event.

Annual Training Evaluation Compendium in Africa (ATECA) Conference

December 3 – 5, Nairobi, Kenya

ATECA Conference is a multi-disciplinary collaborative leadership forum – an event that brings together communities of practitioners, innovators and investors in the training, learning and development industry as well as the human resource development field.

Highlights for Coady Graduates:

  • Sessions just for Coady graduates with opportunity to share, learn, and connect with each other.
  • Dinner for graduates celebrating Coady Institute’s 60th Anniversary with opportunity to connect, have fun, and win prizes!

Learn more or Register