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As part of International Development Week, we share these stories of change from Coady graduates in their own words – highlighting their experiences, successes, and challenges, of working toward gender equality around the globe.
“What we often find out is that in many places people are facing the same kinds of problems, so there is an ability to problem solve with one another.”Dr. Corrine Cash is a Senior Program Staff at Coady Institute, and facilitates the Bachelor of Arts and Science in...
As an environmental and gender community project coordinator, Rosa Marina works to mitigate the negative impacts of privatized global renewable energy projects in Juchitán, Mexico through asset-based, citizen-led development and advocacy for Indigenous land rights.
Supporting integration and empowerment for Canada’s newcomers, developing solutions for chronic homelessness, improving inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities – young leaders are taking charge of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by leading development initiatives in their communities.
Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Development program supports First Nations, Métis and Inuit women committed to fostering development and creating social change in their organizations, communities and Nations. Participants Jasmine Collis and Lisa Osawamick are creating impact in their respective communities by providing and supporting health and wellness initiatives.
“You just have to find ways to survive somehow. And like most women, we have to just look at wherever the opportunities are and go for it.”
GAWN supports women in creating and maintaining income opportunities through self-employment. They offer workshops in enterprise and finance, networking and peer-support opportunities, and host business exposure visits.
Imagining Public Spaces: How to Design Safe Communities in a COVID-19 World
June 5, 11am (ADT) – Join us for a virtual roundtable with Dr. Jill Grant (Dalhousie University), Dr. Jason Gilliland (Western University), Dr. Ute Lehrer (York University), John Fleming (Western University), Dr. Jeffrey Squire (York University), and moderator Dr. Corrine Cash (Coady International Institute, StFX University)
Register by June 3 (5pm ADT) for details.Register
Global Women Insight: In Conversation with Ambassador Swanee Hunt
June 4, 12pm (EDT) | 1pm (ADT) | 9pm (Pakistan) – Join The Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (Pakistan) and Coady Institute for a conversation with Ambassador Swanee Hunt (Founder, Harvard’s Women and Public Policy Program; Chair, Inclusive Security)
Register by June 2 for details.Register
Debrief Week: Pathy Foundation Fellowship
Graduating participants of the Pathy Foundation Fellowship will share their experience working with communities to create positive social change.
Each presentation will be livestreamed on the Pathy Foundation Fellowship Debrief Week Facebook event page.
Drawing on our Collective Strengths to Promote Civic Leadership in these Extraordinary Times
We are hearing that around the world, Coady graduates and their organizations are finding ways to support their communities to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. For that reason, we are convening a series of community conversations of Coady grads to share ideas and experiences, questions and challenges as to how we can best respond to COVID-19, using an asset-based, community driven approach.
Tuesday, June 2 – Coady Graduates in/from Nigeria with graduate Sharon Adetutu Omotoso
Tuesday, May 26 – Coady Graduates from/in Cameroon with graduate Mbah Adah
Tuesday, May 19 – Coady Graduates from/in Uganda with graduate Grace Arach
Tuesday, May 5 – Coady Graduates from/in Ghana with graduates Elham Mumuni, Bashiratu Kamal, and Professor Atia ApusigahRegister for a Session
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