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.
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.
“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