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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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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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Press release: Women of Inspiration Gala raises more than $45K

March 12, 2020

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 […]

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Girls Inc. and Bouchier name final Women of Inspiration nominee

February 13, 2020

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 […]

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America’s Got Talent Sensation Mandy Harvey headlines Women of Inspiration Gala

December 3, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: America’s Got Talent Sensation Mandy Harvey comes to Fort McMurray Presenting Sponsor Bouchier supporting Girls Inc. Shattering Glass Ceilings -2020 Gala of Inspiration December 3, 2019, Fort McMurray – Singer-songwriter, motivational speaker and America’s Got Talent Golden Buzzer winner by Simon Cowell will perform at the Fort McMurray Golf Course March 7, […]

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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Women of Inspiration Series, Third Nominee, Shannon Noble

Shannon Noble- WOI Series Presented by Bouchier Group of Companies

September 23, 2019

For Immediate Release September 19, 2019 Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta’s 13th Woman of Inspiration 2019-2020 Presented by The Bouchier Group Announces its 3rd Nominee (Fort McMurray) — Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and The Bouchier Group is proud to announce the 3rd nominee for the Women of Inspiration series 2019-2020. Shannon Noble: Ms. Noble […]

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Purva Sharma – WOI nominee Presented by Bouchier Group of Companies

June 28, 2019

For Immediate Release June 27, 2019(Fort McMurray) Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier Group are proud to announce the 2nd nominee for the Women of Inspiration series 2019-2020.  Purva Sharma Ms. Sharma has called Fort McMurray home for 13 years. She relocated to McMurray with her then two-month-old daughter to join her husband. Ms. […]

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Women of Inspiration Education Award Deadline Extension

June 21, 2019

The Women of Inspiration Education Award sponsored by Syncrude Canada are once again open for application. 3 scholarships ($3000 each) have generously been made available to female students within the RMWB who are pursuing their post-secondary education at the time of application (university, college or technical school). Over the past 6 years, Girls Inc. and […]

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