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Finning Canada STEM Award Recipients Announced

February 11, 2021

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Finning Canada are honoured to share the two recipients of the Finning Canada STEM Award.  The $1000 scholarships are awarded to two young women from the Wood Buffalo Region that are studying a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related discipline.  This year the recipients are: Aparna Gupta and […]

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Youngest Women of Inspiration Nominee Selected

January 15, 2021

Fort McMurray (January 15, 2021)— Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier are pleased to announce the final nominee in the Women of Inspiration 2020-2021 Series. The committee has selected 18-year-old Shreeya Patel, she was chosen because of her efforts related to empowering girls, leadership and involvement with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Patel […]

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Strong STEM advocate named fourth Women of Inspiration Nominee

November 10, 2020

Fort McMurray (Nov. 10, 2020)— Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier are excited to announce the fourth nominee in the 2020-21 Women of Inspiration Series. Chithra Udayashaukar will be honoured with four other women at the Women of Inspiration Celebration in March. Chithra has been a member of Fort McMurray for 16 years. She […]

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You’re Invited!

October 29, 2020

Please join us on Thursday, November 19 at 7pm for Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta Annual General Meeting. This year’s meeting will be held virtually on Zoom. To RSVP/receive meeting link, please email admin@girlsincofnorthernalberta.org by Monday, November 16.

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Rachel Ivey named 3rd Women of Inspiration Nominee

September 14, 2020

Fort McMurray (Sept. 14, 2020)— Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is excited to announce Rachel Ivey as the third nominee in the Women of Inspiration Series presented by Bouchier. The Women of Inspiration Series recognizes local women who break gender stereotypes, drive change and advocate for women’s and girls’ rights and opportunities. Ivey is one […]

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Recipients selected for Women of Inspiration Education Award

September 8, 2020

Fort McMurray (September 8, 2020)—Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Syncrude Canada are honoured to announce the three women who will receive the Women of Inspiration Education Award are: Mariam Arain for the Barb Jewers Memorial Scholarship Destiny Smorong for the Elsie Yanik Memorial Scholarship Reagan Morris for the Ann Dort-MacLean Scholarship “Syncrude is pleased […]

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Second Woman of Inspiration named in 2020/21 Series

July 24, 2020

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier is thrilled to announce the second nominee in the 2020/21 Women of Inspiration Series is Victoria Brown. Brown is an HR professional by day and an entrepreneur by night. She launched her clothing line last year, LIGHTS Apparel. The idea of the clothing line is to shine light […]

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Ca$h Calendar raffle tickets on sale now

July 20, 2020

Fort McMurray (July 20, 2020) — Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is excited to announce that their Ca$h Calendar Raffle Tickets are now on sale. When you buy a Ca$h Calendar, you will be entered to win some amount of money every weekday during the month of November 2020. Your ticket will be valid for […]

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Girls Inc. in-person programming resumes

July 9, 2020

Thank you for your continued support and understanding for your girl(s)’ participation in the Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta (“Girls Inc.”) programming. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had to suspend in-person programming since mid-March. However, we will continue to be there for our girls – through online programming, direct check-ins, program package delivery etc. […]

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Girls Inc. names first Woman of Inspiration for 2021

May 21, 2020

Fort McMurray (May 20, 2020)— Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier are excited to announce that Regina Oppon is the first Women of Inspiration Nominee in the 2021 Series. Oppon was selected for her community involvement and dedication to support immigrant women and youth – particularly girls. Oppon is the Executive Director of the […]

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