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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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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta Women of Inspiration

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. 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 of Northern Alberta Women of Inspiration Series

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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Girls Inc of Northern Alberta December Newsletter

December 2019 Newsletter

December 19, 2019

          Message from the Executive Director How was everyone’s 2019? For us, it was a year of resilience – like building a springboard. Getting ready for a jump (or more – stay tuned)! It was around this time last year when I returned from Sudan, having learned the complexity of intersecting […]

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Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta Women of Inspiration Gala 2020

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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Jason Matlo, Vancouver Fashion Designer, host charity fashion show in support of Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta

Vancouver Fashion designer pledges support to Girls Inc.

September 9, 2019

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is thrilled that a Vancouver fashion designer has pledged their support to our organization.  Jason Matlo is launching a new, made-to-measure collection for men and women,  and a portion of the proceeds from his show will be donated to Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta. The show is being hosted in Vancouver […]

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