Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women

Leadership Program

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Description
Offers support and mentoring to increase participation in community development and decision - making activities to build new community leaders.

Service provides:

  • training and workshops to help women gain leadership skills and increase opportunities for the community to hear their voices

Includes:

  • training, supports, and information on how to participate or become involved in the local municipality, at school advisory committees, at local health centres, or in the political arena
  • Esquao Leadership Development Program, a 20 - session development program for young Aboriginal women in grades 10 to 12 to increase skills and improve opportunities for community involvement
  • Esquao Leadership and Empowerment Camp, a 5 day camp for young Aboriginal women 13 to 17 years of age to gain more awareness of their cultural identity and build confidence by developing a new set of safety and relationship skills
Affiliation: Partnered with Women's Advocacy Voice of Edmonton (WAVE) and Women in Leadership Foundation (ICWA).
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • Indigenous, Aboriginal, and Metis women
  • in grades 10 to 12 (Esquao Leadership Development Program)
  • or 13 to 17 years (Esquao Leadership and Empowerment Camp)
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • contact for more information or to register
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-877-471-2171
Telephone
780-479-8195
Fax
780-471-2169
Web Site
http://www.iaaw.ca
Email
leadership@iaaw.ca
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual membership available, but not required to access services.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Registered Not-For-Profit
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
May 12, 2017
Address
18104 102 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5S 1S7
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:30 AM - 04:30 PM