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October is End Poverty Month

Did you know that October is End Poverty Month here in Calgary? At the Women’s Centre, over 52% of women who come to our space identify as living in poverty. Because of this, poverty reduction and alleviation are at the heart of much of what we do, and End Poverty Month is an important time […]

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Women Lead YYC Cohort 2

This post was written by Rhoda Mitchell, Team Leader and Women Lead YYC Coordinator at the Women’s Centre. If more women saw themselves as leaders, what sort of difference could they make?  Every Thursday night in Spring, a group of diverse women came together to answer this, and other questions. These women were a part

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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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