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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. This
Thanks to WAVE Committee member Carrie Vos for writing and researching this blog!
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.
WAVE’s Elyssa Teslyk talks with comedian Evany Rosen about her first book, What I Think Happened, and her appearance at Litfest Alberta this October.
What’s it like to “write while being female?” WAVE member Elyssa Teslyk chats about a career in the media with Edmonton Journal columnist Paula Simons. Hear more from Paula at Litfest this October!
How are you going to choose who to vote for on October 16? Here are some questions to ask candidates to find out their views on issues that affect Edmonton’s women.
Dawn Marie Marchand is the City of Edmonton’s Indigenous Artist-In-Residence. In this blog, she shares about the women who have inspired her, and how she infuses her art with her advocacy.