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Apr 18, 2017

Mallah Talbot of Cameroon

Mallah Tabot, a double-graduate of Coady Institute, has been recognized as one of Cameroon's most influential young women leaders. She has won a Queen's Young Leader's award, and most recently, won a United Nations World Summit award for digital innovation. Her team at United Vision developed a popular sex education app for smartphones called Ndolo360. Mallah credits her Coady education for helping her continue to progress as a leader in her country.

Links:

United Vision organization:http://uvcameroon.org/index.php/about/team/mallah-tabot

Ndolo360 app website: http://www.ndolo360.com/

Coady Institute Certificate in Advocacy: Increasing Citizen Voice and Agency, October 26 - Nov 10, 2017: 

http://coady.stfx.ca/education/certificates/increasing_citizen_voice/

 

Mar 13, 2017

Amanda Lindhout photo

2010 Diploma in Development Leadership graduate Amanda Lindhout talks about her kidnapping in Somalia, her award-winning book 'A House in the Sky', the value of International Women's Week, along with memories of her time at Coady Institute in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Ms. Lindhout was interviewed by Olga Gladkikh.

Show notes:

01:00 The day she arrived for Coady's diploma program in 2010.

03:20 Why she started the Global Enrichment Foundation to educate women and children in Somalia.

05:46 Coady as "the best in Canada" for leadership education.

06:47 Her memoir: A House in the Sky.

10:30 The value of International Women's Week.

12:50 Who inspires her?

14:19 What we can do to address challenges in today's world.

15:45 What's next?

Upcoming courses

As mentioned in the podcast, here are the seven certificate courses being offered on campus this fall. Click on the course name to go to our website. The application deadline is March 31st.

Community-Based Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding (October 10 - October 25)

Community-Driven Impact Assessment  (October 10 - October 25)

Facilitation and Training Approaches for Community Change (October 10 - October 25)

Learning Organizations and Change (October 10 - October 25)

Action Research for Citizen-Led Change (October 26 - November 10)

Advocacy: Increasing Citizen Voice and Agency  (October 26 - November 10)

Asset-Based and Citizen-Led Development (October 26 - November 10)

Jan 30, 2017

Yogesh Ghore, senior program staff at Coady International Institute, talks about research into market-based solutions to combat extreme poverty, especially among the disabled.

Ghore has teamed up with colleagues at the Institute of Development Studies (UK) and ADD International as part of a project funded by the Rockefeller Foundation's Inclusive Economies initiative. He recently returned from his second field trip in Uganda.

The project was also the topic of a blog post on Oxfam's From Poverty to Power site at https://oxfamblogs.org/fp2p/why-davos-should-be-talking-about-disability/

 

 

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