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
Guest blogger Marina Banister shares her thoughts on why we need to change the way harassment of women in politics is covered in the media.
WAVE member Hersharon Sandhu poetically explores her changing identity after immigrating to Canada.