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Two-day Women of Inspiration event: Farah Mohamed and Maryam Tsegaye to headline

February 1, 2021

Fort McMurray (TBC)— Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is excited to announce more details about the Women of Inspiration Virtual Celebration presented by Bouchier.  Mosaic: Women of Inspiration Virtual Celebration, presented by Bouchier, celebrates and honours five outstanding women of this community on International Women’s Day 2021: Monday, March 8, 2021 (6:30-8:30pm).   To highlight the […]

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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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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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