Now displaying: April, 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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