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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.

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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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She is Mighty: SkirtsaFire HerArts Festival

In this guest blog by SkirtsaFire Festival organizer Annette Loiselle, we find out just why we should take in the fabulous woman power at this multi-disciplinary arts festival, running March 9-12, 2017.

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Mayor Lisa Holmes
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What It Takes: Mayor Lisa Holmes

We sat down with Morinville’s Mayor, Lisa Holmes, to talk about her journey into elected office, what she has learned, and advice she’d give other women who considering running for office.

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