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.
Reflecting on her relationship with Coady – first as a student, then as a member of its advisory board, and now as its seventh Coady Chair in Social Justice Sadi says, “The work of Coady is highly regarded in South Africa.”read more
For Vali, she decided to return home and this week her social enterprise packaged their first product, aimed to help improve menstrual health in rural India.read more