Leadership for Economic and Social Change
Coady Institute offers educational programming for emerging and established community leaders with a passion for social change.
“If you want to do good for your community, if you want to create change – Coady is the place to go.”
– Tamara Cremo, Miꞌkmaꞌki (Indigenous Women in Community Leadership, 2016)
“The Coady courses are very practical and grounded to community development rather than theorizing. The trainers are very experienced and experts in making everyone learn.”
– Jovita S Mlay (Asset-Based Community Development, Livelihoods and Markets, 2023)
“The Coady experience offers a comprehensive hands-on learning opportunity on a global scale.”
– Tadele Worku (Climate Change Basics for Community Resilience, Future of Work and Workers, 2023)
International Centre for Women's Leadership
Circle of Abundance
ENGAGE! Women's Empowerment & Active Citizenship
News and Events
November 27 | Join us as Coady teaching staff member Digafie Debalke hosts an Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony with a dialogue on peace and conflict transformation.
For close to 40 years, Coady Institute has partnered with the Self-Employed Women’s Association, founded by the late Ela Bhatt. On the first anniversary of her death, Coady Institute and friends of Elaben are honoured to create a bursary in her memory.
Today (November 2), Coady Institute learned of the passing of Ela Bhatt founder of Self-Employed Women Association (SEWA) of India a longtime Coady partner with more than 2.1 million women members working in the informal sector across 18 states in India.