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Start Date/Time 20th Apr Friday AM 9:00 (GMT -5)
End Date/Time 20th Apr Friday PM 5:00 (GMT -5)
Location Coady International Institute
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Apply Now: Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Mentorship Program

Indigenous Women in Community Leadership

Coady International Institute Seeking Applications for its Enhanced Mentorship Program

Applications Open March 1, 2018

Are you an Indigenous woman who is making a difference in your community? Grow your network. Enhance your skills.

What is the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership Program?

This program focuses on building leadership capacity by sharing expertise between participants, mentors, and Elders, on leadership models, community-driven development and resilience, governance, economic empowerment and development. This program prioritizes indigenous knowledge and teachings, and connects participants with other development practitioners from around the world. Beginning in 2018, the program will include three main components:
  1. Pre-Residency– Engage in a virtual learning network in preparation for the on-campus residency (approx. three days in September).
  2. Residency(October 1 - 23) – Attend on-campus program at Coady International Institute, located in Mi'kma'ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq People. (Antigonish, NS)
  3. Mentorship– Engage in a mentorship program with one-on-one mentorship and guidance from facilitators and peers as you undertake a community development project in your community.
The program will take place between September 1, 2018 - January 30, 2018 

Am I Eligible?

This program is open to First Nation, Métis , and Inuit women who are legally entitled to work in Canada. Candidates must:
  1. Have a minimum of a high school diploma
  2. Demonstrate a minimum of five years of leadership experience in a community through volunteer work or a working organization.
  3. Identify an idea for a community development initiative they wish to undertake which has initial support from their organization and/or community.

Can I Receive a Scholarship?

Successful candidates receive a full scholarship that includes travel, tuition, accommodations, and meals.

How Do I Apply?

Apply online at  


About Coady International Institute

Established in 1959, Coady International Institute is committed to accompanying generations of global leaders skilled in the application of citizen-led, asset-based, and community-driven leadership for economic and social change. Located in Mi'kma'ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq People, on the campus of St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Coady International Institute includes a network of leaders in 130 countries globally.

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Start Date/Time 19th Apr Thursday AM 9:00 (GMT -7)
End Date/Time 21st Apr Saturday PM 5:00 (GMT -7)
Location Vancouver, BC
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FNSA Conference and AGM

April 19, 2018 – First Nations Schools Authorized Representatives Day April 20, and 21, 2018 – Main Conference Days The First Nations Schools Association  invites First Nations school educators and administrators to our conference and annual general meeting, where we will explore a wide range of effective practices in classroom instruction, school administration and key areas of professional growth. Final program/schedule – including the Workshop Descriptions Registration Registration is now at capacity and closed. $0 for FNSA Authorized Representatives (1 per school) – see this page for the most current list of FNSA Authorized Representatives. Instructions for updating your representative or assigning a proxy are also available at that link. $400 for Regular Registrants (One day $200) VISA and MasterCard payments will be accepted with your online registration or by phoning CivicInfo at 250-383-4898 after registering. If paying by cheque, please include a copy of registration confirmation.  Make cheques payable to: ‘First Nations Schools Association c/o CivicInfo’  Send to: CivicInfo BC, #203 – 4475 Viewmont Avenue, Victoria BC, V8Z 6L8 Cancellation policy: Full refunds up to and including April 14, 2017; no refunds after. Substitutions allowed. Breakfasts, lunches and coffee breaks are provided. Hotel Hyatt Regency Hotel (main conference venue) 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC $188 single/double. Reservations can be made using the booking link  or by calling 1-888-421-1442. Book by April 5, 2017 for the negotiated rates.  After that date, reservations will be on a space and rate available basis. All participants book their own accommodation. For school FNSA authorized representatives claiming travel reimbursement (1 per school), hotel will be reimbursed only to a maximum of the negotiated rate above. Authorized School Representatives Each FNSA member school has one individual who is registered with the FNSA as the authorized school representative (typically the school principal). Authorized representatives are eligible to:

  1. attend the April 20th Authorized Representatives Meeting;
  2. vote at the FNSA AGM on April 21st; and
  3. claim travel/hotel reimbursement, provided they attend the annual general meeting
Does your school’s authorized representative need updating? Find instructions and a proxy form on the membership page.

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