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Join us in our discussion of gender issues. Divergent opinions are welcome, but please be aware of our comments policy when posting.

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.

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Why Should You Vote?

WAVE Member Elyssa Teslyk believes that no matter who you are, your background or your experiences, your vote matters. Here’s why.

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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, wisdom

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“LIFE SHRINKS OR EXPANDS IN PROPORTION TO ONE’S COURAGE.”
– ANAIS NIN