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POSITION VACANCY: Executive Director

By ADMIN / November 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

POSITION VACANCY: Executive Director JOB TITLE: Executive Director for Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta REPORTS TO: President of Board of Directors LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta Summary Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Our comprehensive approach to whole girl development equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow…

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Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta’s 5th Woman of Inspiration 2017-2018 Presented by Syncrude Announced

By ADMIN / November 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

October 2017 (Fort McMurray) Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Syncrude are proud to announce the 5th nominee for the Women of Inspiration series 2017-2018: Linda Mywaart Originally from Lacombe, Alberta, Linda first visited Fort McMurray in July 1981 for 4 weeks of volunteer work with a church team. This volunteer work included community service like…

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Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta’s 4th Woman of Inspiration 2017/2018 Presented by Syncrude

By ADMIN / October 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

September 2017 (Fort McMurray) Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Syncrude are proud to announce the 4th nominee for the Women of Inspiration series 2017-2018: Patricia Flett Patricia Flett, more often referred to as Pat was born and raised in Fort Chipewyan, the only girl in a family of four. Her early years were steeped…

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Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta’s 3rd Woman of Inspiration 2017/2018 Presented by Syncrude

By ADMIN / October 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

August 2017 (Fort McMurray) Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Syncrude Canada are proud to announce the 3rd nominee for the Women of Inspiration series 2017-2018: Donna Cyprien Donna Cyprien is a respected elder and resident of Fort Chipewyan. She raised her 4 children in the community and has spent her life helping to make…

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Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta’s 2nd Woman of Inspiration 2017-2018 Presented by Syncrude Announced

By ADMIN / October 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

July 2017 (Fort McMurray) Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Syncrude are proud to announce the 2nd nominee for the Women of Inspiration Series 2017-2018: Kim Conway Ms. Conway was born and raised in Gander, a small community in central Newfoundland. After graduating high school Kim left home to attend university in St. Johns. Kim…

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Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta’s 1st Woman of Inspiration 2017-2018 Presented by Syncrude Announced

By ADMIN / October 27, 2017 / 0 Comments

June 2017 (Fort McMurray) Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Syncrude are proud to announce the 1st nominee for the Women of Inspiration series 2017-2018: Teresa Nahwegahbow-Daynes Teresa is Ojibwe from the Whitefish River First Nations in Ontario. She and her husband moved to Fort McMurray in 2006 for the work opportunities. Teresa is the…

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Build your Resume while Building a Snowman with Girls Inc ❄️

By ADMIN / October 2, 2017 / 0 Comments

We are seeking more Mentors for the Staying Strong Mentoring Program. Staying Strong Group Mentoring program is facilitated by mentors with Girls Inc. Staff assistance from October to June meeting weekly for 2 hours. Mentors are asked to share in planning activities with the group on topics they feel will help build self-confidence, community awareness…

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Staying Strong Mentoring Program Starts October 18, 2017

By ADMIN / September 29, 2017 / 0 Comments

Girls Inc of Northern Alberta will be operating the Staying Strong Mentoring Program. This program focuses on Healthy lifestyles, self-esteem, art, leadership and anti-violence & anti-bullying through activities that are facilitated by the mentors with Girls Inc. Staff assistance. Mentoring helps to builds self confidence, improve grades, enhance relationships with family and peers, and develop a…

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Women of Inspiration Education Award Recipients

By ADMIN / August 24, 2017 / 0 Comments

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Syncrude Canada are proud to announce the winners of the Women of Inspiration Education Scholarship for 2017-2018 The three $3,000 scholarships are being awarded to female students form the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, who are pursuing a post-secondary education, be it through college, university, or technical/trade school. This…

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6th Annual Girls Inc S.M.A.R.T. Program with BrainSTEM Alliance

By ADMIN / August 15, 2017 / Comments Off on 6th Annual Girls Inc S.M.A.R.T. Program with BrainSTEM Alliance

We are pleased to offer the S.M.A.R.T. Program (Science, Math, and Relevant Technology) for the 6th year.  This 7 session program is designed to introduce girls aged 10-14* to engineering concepts. The program will consist of weekly 3 hour sessions that will include discussions of basic scientific theory as well as activities that will reinforce engineering principles and introduce the engineering…

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