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News

Gambian participant receives Coady Family Global Bursary

Gambian participant receives Coady Family Global Bursary

The 2018 Diploma in Development Leadership participants traveled to Margaree, Cape Breton where the family of Rev. Dr. Moses Coady hosted them at the family’s homestead and the Coady Tompkins Memorial Library. During the visit, the Coady family presented...

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A message from Dr. June Webber

A message from Dr. June Webber

To the StFX community and alumni, partners, and friends of Coady International Institute – I want to share with you the latest news from Coady, and to address the attention the Institute is receiving of late.

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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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Upcoming Events

International Women’s Week

We are pleased to collaborate with community partners for International Women’s Week and International Women’s Day events. See the full schedule here.

Friday, March 6
Solidarity as a Verb
Put your solidarity to action with the Antigonish Youth Activism Conference, Masuma Khan, and Ajay Parasam for a workshop (3:00 pm) and keynote (6:30 pm) on living, working, and teaching on stolen territory.

Location: Dennis Hall, Coady Institute, StFX University

Monday, March 9
Waves of Feminist Resistance March
12:00pm – Reflect on the generations of feminist resistance and take to the streets with local women leaders.

Location: Coady International Institute (Meet at main entrance)

Thursday, March 12
Women Land and Water Defenders in Mi’kma’ki
6:30pm – Learn from women land and water defenders in Mi’kma’ki with Dr. Janet Conway, Nancy’s Chair in Women’s Studies at Mount Saint Vincent, and special guests. Connect with and support women’s land and water defense struggles in our region.

Location: Dennis Hall, Coady Institute, StFX University