by Richard Perry, Coady Institute - St. FX

The Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program at Coady International Institute has won top prize for online vote-getter in the ASHOKA Changemakers “Inspiring Approaches to First Nation, Métis and Inuit Learning” competition.
The $5,000 cash award will help fund Coady Institute scholarships for Indigenous Canadians to attend one of our campus education programs. Program Manager Sheila Isaac will receive the award at the ASHOKA Inspiring Approaches Summit, being held April 16-18 in Gatineau, Quebec.
Inspiring ApproachesWhat makes this amazing is that we were among 266 entries, and then one of 16 finalists in the public voting competition. A huge THANK YOU to friends and supporters in our Coady global network!
We congratulate the other award recipients, and thank each organization that entered the competition for its commitment to First Nations, Métis and Inuit education. The Coady Institute would also like to acknowledge Imperial Oil Foundation and ExxonMobil Foundation for their generous support of the Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program.
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