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Coffee with Coady

Coffee with Coady

The annual Katherine Fleming International Development Award was created by family and friends in loving memory of Katherine Fleming, StFX ’85 alumna, who dedicated her life to helping overcome child poverty in Africa. This year marks the 33rd anniversary of...

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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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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.