Pandemic Recovery: Building a More Equitable Future for Women

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and deepened inequities in our society, especially for women with intersecting social identities and experiences (such as race, Indigeneity, disability, immigration status, gender identity and income status). As we look towards recovery, how do we ensure that in the future, wealth, work and care responsibilities are more fairly distributed and …

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Fireside Chat

Hosted by: Lorelei Higgins and Marilyn North-Peigan. In the spirit of Reconciliation, this event will be a circle conversation with women about strength and resilience, grounded in the lived experiences of our hosts and those present. This will be an opportunity for learning, relationship building, and one active step towards Reconciliation for those attending. We …

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MMIWG2S Awareness

Today is May 5, a time designated to honouring the spirits of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2-Spirit People. It is a day to raise awareness of, and speak out on violence inflicted against Indigenous people. REDdress installation at the Women’s Centre of Calgary The REDdress Project – Jaime Black The Red dresses …

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Let’s Chat Women to Women (In-person)

Chat about what matters to you! Join us in-person to talk about issues you care about, connect with women and enjoy coffee and snacks!  These gatherings are open to all who identify as women. For more information, please call 403.264.1155 or email RSVP@womenscentrecalgary.org. Drop-in is welcome!

Let’s Chat Women to Women (In-person)

Chat about what matters to you! Join us in-person to talk about issues you care about, connect with women and enjoy coffee and snacks!  These gatherings are open to all who identify as women. For more information, please call 403.264.1155 or email RSVP@womenscentrecalgary.org. Drop-in is welcome!

5 Canadian Women to Celebrate

Celebrate Herstory—get to know 5 incredible Canadian women in 3 sentences each. Viola Desmond First on our roster is Viola Desmond, who you may recognize from the Canadian $10 bill. Viola was instrumental in spurring the Canadian Civil Rights Movement in the 1940s by standing up against segregation in a Nova Scotian movie theatre and refusing …

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Women’s Issues Chat (In-person)

Chat about what matters to you! Join us in-person to talk about issues you care about, connect with women and enjoy coffee and snacks!  These gatherings are open to all who identify as women. For more information, please call 403.264.1155 or email RSVP@womenscentrecalgary.org. Drop-in is welcome!

Women in the Energy Transition (FULL)

Women in the Energy Transition Women hold fewer jobs than men in Alberta’s energy sector, especially leadership roles. This limits the ability of women to lead and participate in solutions to climate change.  Shifting to more renewable energy could create new possibilities for women – but only if the energy transition is fair and inclusive for all.   Join the Women’s Centre, the Pembina Institute and other …

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Making Visible our Shared History: The Context for Renaming Institutions

Join this workshop with speaker Dr. Crystal Fraser to explore the importance of renaming institutions as a step towards reconciliation. Dr. Fraser teaches in the History and Classics department, U of A. She is Gwichyà Gwich’in and originally from Inuvik and Dachan Choo Gęhnjik in the Northwest Territories. This event is co-sponsored by the Women’s …

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