Women Lead YYC – Spring Update

This post was written by Emma Dresen, practicum student at the Women’s Centre Women Lead YYC is a free, six-week leadership program offered at the Women’s Centre. Women Lead YYC aims to connect, inspire and empower women who want to develop leadership skills and implement change in their communities. During my practicum at the Women’s …

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Introducing Women Lead YYC –  A Space Where Women Work For Change

If more women participated in decision-making, what kind of difference would they make? That is the question the UN asked in 2005, at the beginning of the getting to 30% campaign, a project aimed at increasing the number of women in leadership positions around the world. The target of 30% of women in decision making is …

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Girl Power Summer Camps at the Centre

Over the course of three weeks this summer, more than 40 girls occupied the Women’s Centre’s basement to explore relevant issues around gender, identity, body image, healthy relationships, leadership and activism. Girls tried new activities like belly dancing, yoga and different kinds of crafts. They participated in living libraries where inspiring women leaders and activists …

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New Immigration Legal Advice Clinic

Do you have questions related to immigration law? Do you need to consult with a lawyer or an Immigrant Legal Information Specialist? This year, in partnership with the Elizabeth Fry Society, the Women’s Centre is very excited to introduce a new legal advice clinic for immigration-related issues. Starting in April, women will be able to …

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Spring is in the air!

Winter is over and our workshops are in full swing for spring! Come join us for some of our returning favourites such as Yoga, Zumba and Practice English, or check out a few of the new additions to the calendar. Some of our new workshops include:   Running Clinic | Every Monday and Wednesday, 6-7pm …

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New workshops for the new year

After a busy and fun-filled holiday season, the Women’s Centre is back in full swing and better than ever. We believe in beginning the New Year with lots of fun, support and connections for everyone, starting with a number of new and exciting workshops and events, and the return of many of our favourites. We …

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