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Welcoming Women Leaders for Online Peacebuilding Course

Welcoming Women Leaders for Online Peacebuilding Course

We are pleased to welcome 21 women leaders from 13 countries as they begin the Advancing Women’s Leadership in Conflict Transformation, Peacebuilding and Community Development online course, designed to advance understandings of conflict, security and peace for...

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Friends of Coady

Friends of Coady

Coady Institute believes in the power of ordinary citizens to do extraordinary things and, for the past 60 years, we have ensured that citizens remain at the centre of the development process. With your help, working together with local and global change leaders, we can make this a year of local and global action.

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Celebrating 60 Years with $1M Funding Announcement

Celebrating 60 Years with $1M Funding Announcement

Coady International Institute hosted an Open House, December 2, in celebration of the institute’s 60th anniversary. The reception included several funding announcements, totaling more than $1 million supporting Coady’s commitment to, “a full and abundant life for all”.

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They’re here: Education programs for 2020

They’re here: Education programs for 2020

We are excited to announce our 2020 education programs! In addition to ongoing programming for Youth, Indigenous, and Women leaders, we are pleased to announce a fresh and globally informed slate of certificate offerings for 2020 that will support local and global leaders in working together to bring about lasting economic and social change.

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Global Indigenous Women Fellows Find Strength and Solidarity with Local Indigenous Women Leaders

Global Indigenous Women Fellows Find Strength and Solidarity with Local Indigenous Women Leaders

In the early part of their fellowships, Rosa Marina and Shirley were welcomed into the classroom for Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership (IWCL) program for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit women in Canada. Following the program, they participated in the IWCL Alumni Gathering that welcomed approximately 100 Indigenous women leaders back to campus for an opportunity to come together, forge connections, collaborate, and amplify their impact.

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Upcoming Events

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.

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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.

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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.

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Webinar Series:

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.

Schedule

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 Apusigah

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