In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all our in-person programs are suspended indefinitely. As a preventative measurement, our office is also closed until further notice. Please reach us by email.
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3/13/2020 Dear Families and Stakeholders: We wanted to reach out to you as we know that there is an increasing sense of anxiety and confusion regarding COVID-19, as well as its potential impact on our programming. Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta takes the wellbeing of our girls, families, stakeholders and staff very seriously. We make […]
First Women of Inspiration Gala a Success Fort McMurray (March 12, 2020) — Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is humbled to announce that its very first Women of Inspiration Gala honoured five incredible local women and raised more than $45,000 for the organization. Thank you to every sponsor, local business that donated items to our […]
We are piloting a new program developed by our Girls Inc. staff called Power of Stories. The program is taught through the “Teachings of the Grandmothers” – a set of values that promotes connection to Indigenous cultures. These values serve as themes from which we discuss other topics, such as healthy relationships, consent, resisting peer […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort McMurray (February 13, 2020)— Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier are excited to announce the final nominee in the Women of Inspiration Series is Caitlin Downie. Downie has been in the Wood Buffalo region for six years, her dedication to create a more inclusive community is evident in a variety […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort McMurray (February 11, 2020)— On International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Finning Canada are honoured to announce the first recipients of the Finning Canada Spotlight on STEM Awards. Carolyn Spence and Kaylen Young will receive $1,000 each from Finning as they work to […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Girls Inc. Releases Stronger, Smarter, Bolder: Girls Take the Lead Report — Trend Analysis of Major Factors Affecting Girls and Guidance on Nurturing the Next Generation of Women Leaders New evaluation from American Institutes for Research found Girls Inc. girls more likely to see themselves as leaders, influencing and improving their local […]
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