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Muriel Stanley Venne: Human Rights Defender

Muriel Stanley Venne: Human Rights Defender

The Women’s Leadership Award was established by the Women’s Initiative in 2017 as part of our vision to create a city full of opportunities for women’s voices, intelligence, wisdom and leadership to shine. The award is given to someone who exemplifies the qualities of service, vision, and commitment to improving the realities of many. ThisContinue Reading

Be Kind to Yourself

Be Kind to Yourself

WAVE’s Dunia Nur provides insight on self-care when volunteering and advocating in the community. The importance of structure and routine, honouring your emotional and intellectual labour, and why it’s OK to say no are some of the topics she covers from her own personal experiences. Continue Reading

A Life Spent in Service: Liz O’Neill

A Life Spent in Service: Liz O’Neill

“If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.” We can’t think of a better descriptor for leadership than these beautiful words by Maya Angelou. At Women’s Initiative Edmonton, it’s our goal to transform our city for every woman. To create a city full of opportunities for women’s voices, intelligence, wisdomContinue Reading