Celebrating Bolivian Women’s Day

Travel Notes: Celebrating Bolivian Women’s Day

By Caterina Gut Caterina, is a Women’s Centre staff member (currently on a travel leave) who is backpacking through South America. Dear women of the Women’s Centre, Feliz Día de la Mujer Boliviana! Belated Happy Bolivian Women’s Day! I was thinking about the Women’s Centre on October 11, 2011 while I was traveling through La …

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Bridgeland Invite

Women in Bridgeland Event

Are you a woman currently living in Bridgeland? Please join us for an exciting “mix-and-mingle” community event that will bring together women and neighbours in Bridgeland to connect, make new friends and learn more about the Women’s Centre of Calgary.   Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Time: 5:30-7:00 pm Location: Women’s Centre – 646 1st …

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Herstory & Poverty

October hosts an array of awareness themes, weeks and days but two that are most relevant to the Women Centre’s current “Work for Change” work are Women’s History Month and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17. During Women’s History Month we will take time to reflect upon women in our …

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Give a child a gift

Give a child a gift

Meet Ty! He is only three years old and he came into the Women’s Centre today with his mom to donate the first toy of the season to our upcoming holiday Toy Room. Every December the Women’s Centre of Calgary hosts a Toy Room for mothers and children in need. In 2010, our volunteers gave …

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Launching Our New Website

The Women’s Centre of Calgary is launching a new website in order to engage supporters, build community and provide a better overview of the Centre’s efforts to support women in Calgary. “We are so excited to have our supporter use our revamped website this fall. We hope the new website will become an important information …

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A Summer of Girl Power

By Sarah Winstanley In the poem I am an Emotional Creature, a tribute to girls around the world, playwright and activist Eve Ensler finishes with this powerful phrase: “I love – hear me, love love love being a girl.” In a world where girls carry the weight of so much gender stereotyping and responsibility, this …

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Stampede lunch

Stampede Lunch 2011 – Yahoo!

By Linda Akoakem The Calgary Stampede is an annual rodeo, exhibition and festival held every July in Calgary. Tuesday, July 12, 2011 marked my second chance to attend the annual Stampede Lunch at the Women’s Centre of Calgary. There was a good turn out and great weather. So many wonderful women showed up. There was …

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