Sep 26, 2012
Anuj Jain of Coady International Institute and CS Reddy of APMAS India join host Richard Perry for a discussion of the merits of community-based microfinance.
Sep 12, 2012
Listen as David Fletcher, Manager of Educational Programs, and Olga Gladkikh, Coady facilitator talk about the Institute's approach to adult education. They also discuss the need for 'leadership capital' and what that means for community development. This audio recording runs 35:47.
Jul 5, 2012
CBC Radio News interviewed Moussa for a local perspective on recent unrest in his country. Moussa graduated from Coady's 19-week Diploma in Development Leadership program in 2007. He is program co-ordinator with the US African Development Foundation, and lives in Bamako, Mali in West Africa.
Jun 1, 2012
Akh Muzakki recently completed the Mobilizing Assets for Community-Driven Development certificate at Coady International Institute. He is a lecturer with the State Islamic University at Sunan Ampel. In an interview with Richard Perry, Muzakki talks about taking lessons from two Nova Scotia communities - St. Andrews and Canso - back to Indonesia. He is excited about spreading what he calls the 'positive virus' of a Coady education.
May 31, 2012
This husband-and-wife team took the six-month diploma program and went on to successful careers in international development. Ekdawi manages the Middle East/Africa program at the Bank Information Centre. Tadros is a senior facilitator and advocacy specialist with the International Budget Partnership. Both co-facilitated Coady's new Good Governance and Social Accountability Tools certificate course in May 2012.
Apr 26, 2012
Marie Delorme, CEO of The Imagination Group in Calgary, Alberta talks about why she became involved with the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program at Coady International Institute. Ms. Delorme received the Metis Nation Entrepreneurial Leadership Award, and is also a mentor in the Coady program. Its first 12 participants graduated in August 2011.
Apr 26, 2012
Chief Candice Paul of the Saint Mary's First Nation in New Brunswick speaks about her role as a mentor in the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program. Chief Paul is the first woman to be elected as Chief in her First Nation, and also sits on committees at the national level within the Assembly of First Nations.
Apr 24, 2012
Lila Pavey talks about the work she does as program manager with Stepping Stones International in Botswana. The non-profit organization empowers at-risk youth, including orphans who lost their parents through HIV/AIDS.
Lila was part of the Xtending Hope program at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia Canada, where she received her BSc in Biology. She was then selected for the Youth In Partnership program at the Coady International Institute at StFX. The youth program is funded by the Canadian International Development Agency.
She returned to Canada in mid-November 2011 to receive an award for her humanitarian work. During a visit to the Coady Institute, she sat down with host Richard Perry to talk about her Coady experience and her current work in Botswana. Episode length: 10:19
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