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CAAWS – Lunch & Learn – Women’s Sport in the Media

October 26th 2016, 12pm – 2pm (Ottawa)

Do you work/volunteer in the sport and physical activity community? Looking to network, share ideas, and interact with like-minded individuals? Join us for this incredible event Wednesday October 26!

Go beyond the Rio headlines with one of Canada’s most dynamic female leaders in sport and media, Nathalie Cook, and seasoned sports journalist, Brent Wallace. Join us for a thought-provoking conversation that unpacks the current state of media coverage of women’s sports and explores the potential for change.

Visit our website for more details. 

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Leading the Way:
Working with LGBT Athletes and
Coaches Webinar
Learn more with this Exciting and Informative Webinar!
Leading the Way: Working with LGBT Athletes and Coaches Webinar is designed for coaches, and is based on lived experiences of Canadian athletes and coaches. The webinar will provide you with strategies for working with LGBT athletes and coaches to create a sport environment that is safe and respectful for all.  

Join Jennifer Birch-Jones for this informative webinar on working with LGBT athletes and coaches!

Date: Monday October 24th  2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

For the french version of the webinar, Join Guylaine Demers on November 7th

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Women’s History Month

October is Women’s History Month in Canada. It is a time to celebrate the achievements of women and girls throughout our history. “Because of Her”, Canada is the country we know and love today.
Keep an eye on our Facebook page as well as our Twitter (@CAAWS) for the rest of the month as we profile some of the most influential women and important moments in history that have helped us get to where we are today!


Application process opening November! 

The Women in Sport Encouragement (WISE) Fund was created to support women leaders’ development and organizations that are currently offering or creating diverse opportunities and programming, along with positive experiences for girls and women in sport and physical activity.  Ten recipients will receive a grant of $1000 each to support professional development or programming.

CAAWS will be accepting applications beginning on November 21, 2016.

Visit the CAAWS Website for more information about the WISE Fund. 

Upcoming Dates

October 24, 2016  Leading the Way: Working with LGBT Athletes and Coaches Webinar (Online)
October 26, 2016  Lunch & Learn: Women’s Sport in the Media (Ottawa, ON)
November 3, 2016 Leadership Workshop: Effective Networking (Richmond, BC)
November 4, 2016 Leadership Workshop: Effective Networking (Richmond, BC)
November 8, 2016  Leadership Workshop: Conflict Management (Whistler, BC)
November 15, 2016 Leadership Workshop: Effective Networking (Terrace, BC)
November 21, 2016 Opening of Applications for the the WISE Fund
November 22, 2016 Leadership Workshop: Effective Networking (Toronto, ON)

For more information on CAAWS’s upcoming events visit our calendar

Congratulations to …

Former CAAWS Chair, Bryna Kopelow who will be included in the In Her Footsteps exhibit at the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. 

Claire Carver-Dias on being named Canada’s Chef de Mission for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Laura Pottle and Jill Brewer, who were just certified as Master Coach Developers during Coaches Week, and have become 2 out of a total of 4 Certified Master Coach Developers in Canada.

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