Indigenous Women in Community Leadership

for First Nations, Métis and Inuit women who are committed to supporting development and social change in their organizations, communities and Nations

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Igniting Leadership

StFX’s Coady International Institute has been educating leaders in development from around the world since 1959. Through its unique, community-based approach, Coady Institute equips citizen leaders to address contemporary global challenges and opportunities. Our network includes thousands of graduates and partners working in 130 countries. As a student at StFX, you’ll be sharing the campus with inspiring people from around the globe – from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe – and all places in between.

Mobilizing Community Leaders

Coady’s educational program offers courses that are responsive to learners’ expressed needs, priorities and experience. We place particular emphasis on education programing for women, youth and Indigenous peoples focused on community-based leadership to meet their visions for social and economic change.

Participant Wins at National Honey Show

Cecil Wilson is a current participant in Coady’s Diploma in Development Leadership program. He is the Country Coordinator for Universal Outreach Foundation and co-owner of Liberia Pure Honey.

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Ave Maria in Cree

Rhonda Head is a participant in Coady’s Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program. She is an event planner, a brain tumor survivor, and a five-time international classical award-winning artist.

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