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Saakshi Arvikar, first Woman of Inspiration 2022-2023

Girls Inc. and Bouchier name the first Woman of Inspiration of 2022-2023 Series

June 15, 2022

Fort McMurray, AB (June 15, 2022) — Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier are excited to announce the co-lead of Queens in Code and Advocate2Educate as the first Woman of Inspiration of the 2022-2023 Women of Inspiration series. The Women of Inspiration committee has selected Saakshi Arvikar for her passion and initiatives in creating […]

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Women of Inspiration 2021/2022 with Nicole Bourque-Bouchier

VOICES: Women of Inspiration Celebration raises nearly $70K

March 24, 2022

Fort McMurray (March 24, 2022) — Over 450 guests (in-person and online), volunteers, women in business and gender equality advocates joined Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta (Girls Inc.) in celebrating six local women – representing five nominees – at its VOICES: Women of Inspiration Celebration presented by Bouchier on March 19, 2022. Virtual guests were […]

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Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier name the final nominee of the 2021-2022 Women of Inspiration Series

January 27, 2022

Fort McMurray, AB (January 27, 2022) — Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier are excited to announce IJ Uche-Ezeala as the final nominee of the 2021-2022 Women of Inspiration Series. The Women of Inspiration Series recognizes local women who break gender stereotypes, create positive change and advocate for women and girls’ rights and opportunities. […]

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Canadian Anishinaabe activist, artist and television host Sarain Fox to headline VOICES: Women of Inspiration Celebration 2022

December 13, 2021

Fort McMurray, AB (December 13, 2021) — Sarain Fox, Indigenous youth empowerment activist, host of RISE on Viceland and Future History on APTN, will headline VOICES: Women of Inspiration Celebration 2022 at MacDonald Island on March 19, 2022, presented by Bouchier, in support of Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta. Sarain Fox is a Canadian Anishinaabe […]

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Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier name the fourth nominee of the 2021-2022 Women of Inspiration Series

December 7, 2021

Fort McMurray, AB (December 7, 2021) — Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Bouchier are excited to announce the fourth nominee of the 2021-2022 Women of Inspiration Series. Sundas Shamshad has been selected by the committee for her growth through adversity, passion for supporting cancer survivors, as well as her volunteer work around action-driven advocacy. […]

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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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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Women of Inspiration Gala

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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