Women Improve Their Communities Through Leadership with Women Lead YYC

Women Lead YYC is a free leadership program offered at the Women’s Centre of Calgary that takes place over a period of six weeks. The program’s goal is to support, encourage and connect Calgary women who want to improve their communities through leadership. I was lucky enough to participate in the fifth cohort of Women …

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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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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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Women’s Voices Wanted

There is still time to apply for a position on a City of Calgary Board, Commission or Committee! Did you know women make up only one third of the members of the City’s boards, commissions and committees? Diverse representation is one of the first steps in ensuring women’s voices are heard in the local decision-making …

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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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