Girl Connect Conference

Back for a second round, our annual Girl Connect Conference is coming up on Saturday, October 12th from 10am to 4pm at the Women’s Centre Calgary. Coinciding with #InternationalDayOfTheGirl this is an event organized and run by girls for girls. All girls in grades 5 to 12 are welcome to attend for free! Girls will …

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A Summer of Girl Power

This post was written by Grace Millar, Girl Programs Coordinator at the Women’s Centre. “Girls are powerful.” These are the words of Kailan, age 10, a participant in our Girl Power activism camp this summer for girls going into Grades five and six. It’s been a wonderful summer for the Girl Programs at the Women’s …

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Recognizing Amazing Women on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

In honour of Black History Month and the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we’ve compiled a list of Black women doing amazing work in STEM fields. Take a look! Genetic virologist Sheila Ochugboju Kaka is a science communicator and international development expert, passionate about using the intersection of art and science to …

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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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