Study at Coady
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.
Dr. Mamatha Achanta (Women’s Research Fellowship, 2018; Advocacy: Increasing Citizen Voice and Agency, 2016) is a women’s and children’s rights activist, pro-bono lawyer, and founder of Tharuni – a non-government organization working for the welfare of...read more
Currently completing the mentorship and community engagement phase of the program, Lorelei has been working to develop a line of educational resources aimed to improve safety for women and girls.read more
Shyam Thapa (Diploma in Development Leadership, 2018) is the Programme Analyst, Gender for United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Nepal. “UNFPA is the United Nations’ sexual and reproductive health agency. Our mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is...read more