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Want to hold a women’s empowerment event and ensure that there are no barriers to prevent women from participating? Here’s ten tips.
The Women’s Advocacy Voice of Edmonton meets at City Hall on the third Tuesday of every month. In many ways, it’s a regular committee of council with agenda items, and motions, and guest speakers. In some ways, we do things a little differently. Every meeting, WAVE Chair Sandra Woitas reads us a story. Sandra is
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!