News and Events


Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program Nominations Open

Participants will work closely with Nobel Women’s Initiative, Coady Institute, and outside facilitators to build advocacy and communications skills, as well as to meet with experts working in related areas. Deadline to apply is Monday, June 17, 2019.

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Coady at Women Deliver Conference 2019

June 3 – 6 The world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women, Women Deliver, will take place in Vancouver, Canada in June 2019. Coady graduate Musola Cathrine Kaseketi (Diploma in Development Leadership, 2018) will speak at a session titled, The Power of Breaking Barriers: Systemic change, individual gain.

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Welcoming Spring with Certificate Participants

Participants have arrived for spring certificates! Coady's student services team have been busy providing tours and orientation of facilities and services, while facilitators began classroom sessions on Monday (May 13) afternoon. Fourteen leaders from 11 countries are...

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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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