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Click here to apply for Siebens Jeam Scholarship Fund!

Click here to apply for Siebens Jeam Scholarship Fund!

Karl and Brenda Jeam (nee Jim Kar Son and Gladys Kum Thoe Ho) travelled a long journey to build their family in Canada. From Karl's humble beginnings in southern China as an orphan and Brenda's dream of an international nursing career, both of them depended upon the...

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CIWA receives funding to build capacity of women entrepreneurs

CIWA receives funding to build capacity of women entrepreneurs

Today George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview, on behalf of the Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan, announced a federal investment of $861,980 for two Calgary-based initiatives focused on growing small businesses through targeted supports...

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Ron Ghitter CM Scholarship Recipients

Ron Ghitter CM Scholarship Recipients

CIWA is proud to announce the 2022 recipients of Ron Ghitter CM Scholarship Fund! Congratulations to the deserving recipients! We hope the scholarship opens gateways to their bright future. Safaa BashirAdela Teoteoi-PirlicaTracy AL NAJJAR HAIKALAngelica...

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Thank you, Ted Rogers Community Grant!

Thank you, Ted Rogers Community Grant!

Calgary Immigrant Women's Association is pleased to share that we have just won a 2022 Ted Rogers Community Grant to further develop our Youth Mentorship for Immigrant Girls project that supports the settlement and integration of immigrant girls between the ages of 14...

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Click here to learn more about CIWA’s 40th Anniversary Gala

Click here to learn more about CIWA’s 40th Anniversary Gala

CIWA is incredibly grateful for the overwhelming support we received at our 40th Anniversary Gala - Global Women: Local Changemakers. On September 29th, over 400 individuals came together in support of CIWA's mission. We are inspired by the passion and commitment of...

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New at CIWA: Click to learn more

New at CIWA: Click to learn more

In partnership with Alberta Mindfulness Association, this new project - Social Recovery for Immigrant Women - brings a mindfulness approach to help immigrant women dealing with gender-based violence and/or mental health concerns that arise from challenges in...

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CIWA’s 2022-2023 Board Slate

CIWA’s 2022-2023 Board Slate

We are pleased to introduce CIWA's Board Slate for 2022-2023: Shairoze Damji Tony DiMaio Jess Hadley Jung Lee  Monah Gichuyia  Vered Levant KayLynn Litton Ifeoma Ngwudike Sandy O’Connor Jeni Piepgrass Dana Saric Ranju Shergill To learn more about each Board Director,...

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Join us in welcoming our new CEO!

Join us in welcoming our new CEO!

CIWA’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula Calderon to the role of CEO of CIWA. As Board Chair, I would like to thank my fellow Board members for their time and expertise in the recruitment process. Paula comes to us with extensive...

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