News and Events


From Global Change Leader to Obama Foundation Scholar

Rosario Diaz Garavito (Global Change Leaders, 2015) is the Founder and Chief Executive Director of The Millennials Movement – a youth-led, nonprofit organization in Peru that strives to engage citizens, especially youth, and social actors in the sustainable development process of their communities.

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Building a Foundation for Community Change

From beekeeping in Botswana to addressing homelessness in Canada – nine recent university graduates have begun a journey of community-based leadership through Coady’s yearlong OceanPath Fellowship.

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Coady, FESA Partnership Going the Distance

An Alberta adult education organization and Coady Institute are developing further ways to collaborate. Further Education Society of Alberta’s (FESA) Executive Director Elaine Cairns and Project Manager Teal Dratowany visited Coady May 24 to 25 as a...

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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!

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