Leadership for Economic and Social Change

Coady Institute offers educational programming for emerging and established community leaders with a passion for social change.

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“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)

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Youth Leadership

Community Engagement

International Centre for Women's Leadership

Circle of Abundance

ENGAGE! Women's Empowerment & Active Citizenship

News and Events

Michelle Obama names Coady Grad Maria Omare as Visionary to Watch

Michelle Obama names Coady Grad Maria Omare as Visionary to Watch

A British online magazine and former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama have recognized a 2015 Coady Institute graduate Maria Omare as one of Red magazine’s The Next 25: 25 visionaries to watch. Maria is founder of The Action Foundation. The foundation helps build inclusive and resilient communities for children, women, and girls with disabilities in Kenya.

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