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Student Interns Enhance Women’s Leadership Team

Student Interns Enhance Women’s Leadership Team

As part of our commitment to developing youth leaders, twelve student summer interns have been working alongside Coady Institute and the Centre for Employment Innovation (CEI) staff members over the last few months. We are pleased to introduce you to the four International Centre for Women’s Leadership interns at Coady Institute.

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Amplifying Indigenous Art and Culture through Storytelling

Amplifying Indigenous Art and Culture through Storytelling

Lynda Fox Trudeau is an Anishinaabe-Odawa woman from Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory located on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada. A graduate of Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program (2015), she is the General Manager for the Debajehmujig Theatre Group.

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Sharing Our Knowledge: Mentor Dedicated to Advancing Indigenous Education

Sharing Our Knowledge: Mentor Dedicated to Advancing Indigenous Education

One of the key components of Coady Institute’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership (IWCL) program is connecting program participants with the guidance and support of experienced Indigenous women mentors. Gaya’do:węhs Lu Ann Hill-MacDonald is a Mohawk woman of the Bear Clan from the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, Ontario, Canada. As an Education Consultant, she is dedicated to advancing Indigenous education programs.

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Change is Transpiring says Indigenous Women’s Leadership Graduate

Change is Transpiring says Indigenous Women’s Leadership Graduate

Wyanne (Kiya) Smallboy-Wesley is a graduate of the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program at Coady Institute. As an Indigenous Facilitator for the Calgary Public Library and the Further Education Society (FESA), she works with a diverse network of communities in the Calgary-area to “build a bridge of safety” between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities and community members.

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Upcoming Events

Webinar Series: A Kitchen Table Dialogue on the Future of Work and Workers

Coady Institute and the Centre for Employment Innovation are reviving the tradition of Kitchen Table meetings through a series of online discussions on the Future of Work and Workers so that we may collectively learn from each other.

The Impact of Technology on the Non-Profit Sector

September 15, 9:00AM (ADT*)
Atlantic Daylight Time (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) – don’t forget to check your local time zone!

Continuous advancements in technologies such as machine learning, deep learning, and block chain, as well as the innovation and creativity in how these technologies can be applied to address different challenges, provide non-profit workers around the world with new tools and capabilities to help address the multi-faceted and complex social, economic, and environmental challenges they face.

 

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Pathy Foundation Fellowship Information Sessions

If you are a graduating student of StFX University, University of Ottawa, McGill University, Bishop’s University, or Queen’s University, join us for an information session to learn more about the Pathy Foundation Fellowship.

 

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Local Women’s Voices for Peace: A Community Leadership E-Conference

September 21 to 24, 2020 – In partnership with local women leaders working in the areas of women’s rights, peace, and security around the globe, Coady Institute is pleased to announce the community leadership e-conference, “Local Women’s Voices for Peace”.

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Growing Social Justice at X: Reimagining the Coady Chair in Social Justice

The Coady Chair in Social Justice (CCSJ) is a program aimed at engaging StFX University, Coady and local communities in issues of social justice. The CCSJ Committee has been stepping back to reimagine together what could be, asking – how can the CCSJ best support social justice? Join us for one of these upcoming Zoom sessions to share your thoughts!

September 14, 7PM – Growing Social Justice at X : Mi’kmaq Circle
September 19, 1PM – Growing Social Justice at X : African Nova Scotian Circle

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If you can’t join, but want to share your thoughts, please fill out the survey here or get in touch for a conversation.