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Women Weave Change in Latin America: Course Equips Women with Capacities to Transform their Communities
Between November 2-20, Coady International Institute, in partnership with EPES, held its first leadership course for Latin American women, bringing together 24 grassroots leaders from 13 countries. Originally planned as an in-person seminar in Santiago, circumstances of the pandemic compelled an online format. Participants in this vivid expression of Latin American diversity—students, indigenous women, community educators, feminists, rural leaders and urban activists—shared two salient characteristics: all were women and all were striving to transform their respective communities.
In this discussion, we will be joined by two dynamic leaders Reema Nanavaty, Director, Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), India and Armine Yalnizyan, Atkinson Fellow on the Future of Workers as they share perspectives on Transition Towards a Just, Secure and Dignified Future of Work for all.
Dec 9, 10am AST – Presenters from different countries will share about their work engaging male youth in gender equality, challenging gender stereotypes, and promoting positive concepts of masculinity and respect for human rights and dignity. This webinar is intended to provide space for sharing and dialogue on the possibilities, challenges, and strategies for engaging male youth in gender equality.
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Apply Now! Pathy Foundation Fellowship for Youth Leaders from StFX, McGill, Queen’s, Bishop’s, and UOttawa
The Pathy Foundation Fellowship provides community-focused experiential learning opportunities for exceptional young leaders to become active and effective change-makers. Graduating students from five partner universities – St. Francis Xavier University, McGill University, Queen’s University, Bishop’s University, and University of Ottawa – have the opportunity to work closely with communities to foster sustainable and positive social change locally, nationally, or internationally.
Read the August edition of The Coady Connection. We are pleased to share with you this collection of stories, accomplishments, and news from the...
Veinte años después de la aprobación de la Resolución 1325 del Consejo de Seguridad de las Naciones Unidas sobre la mujer, la paz y la seguridad – pidiendo que se reconozcan la importancia de la participación de mujeres y niñas y la inclusión de la perspectiva de género en situaciones de conflicto (guerra), negociaciones y reconstrucción de la paz, y que se adopten medidas para el cambio – los conflictos y las luchas continúan desestabilizando a las comunidades y afectando a mujeres y niñas de manera desproporcionada.
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”, to take place September 21 to 24, 2020.
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.
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.