Events

(CFUW & GWI events in white; non-CFUW events in green, these relate to the mission of CFUW)

Reminder: As a member of a CFUW club in Alberta you are also a member of CFUW Alberta, CFUW national, and Graduate Women International. 

  • Upcoming Alberta club meetings & social gatherings - click here (any events that are open to non-club members are also listed below)

  • Upcoming Provincial/National Meetings - click here

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Upcoming Events

15
OCT

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Refugee and Displaced Women:  Narratives of Courage 
and Resilience

Time: 6:00pm (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Description:  Women Graduates-USA (WG-USA) have invited Graduate Women International (GWI) members to their Annual meeting October 15th for the opening Keynote Speaker, Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Ferris who will speak on Refugee and Displaced Women. Click for more details ore on Dr. Elizabeth Ferris

16
OCT

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Refugee and Displaced Women:  Narratives of Courage 
and Resilience

Time: 11:00am (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Description:  CFUW Charitable Trust AGM Speakers Panel guest speakers are Dr. Brittany Chubbs and Caitilin McMillian. Event is free; however, a donation of $30 to the Charitable trust would be appreciated. Click here for how to donate

19
OCT

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Gender-Based Violence Advocacy Group

Time: 3:00pm (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Description:  Join UWCNY's Gender-Based Violence Advocacy Group on Tuesday October 19, 2021, at 5-5.45 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Zoom for screening of the 20 min. CTV documentary – W5: Unrestrained, on how the justice system fails to protect women from partner violence. CTV Journalist Avery Haines will be present to talk about her work and answer questions. All CFUW members are welcome!

19
OCT

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Building Forward Better: Advancing SRHR for Climate Adaptation and Resilience

Time: 7:00am (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Description:  In honor of the upcoming 2021 United Nations (UN) Climate Change Conference, a virtual meeting will be held to discuss climate change and its effect on women and girls, namely their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). Read event details here for more information on speakers, etc.

20
OCT

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Think Tank: Climate Emergency & the Environment

Time: 5:00pm (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Description:  This event is open to all Club members with an interest in Climate Change, the environment and the ongoing Climate Emergency threatening our health, our economy and our planet. Click here to view flyer.

21
OCT

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(CFUW) Opioid Overdose Management & Naloxone Training

Time: 5:00pm (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Description:  Want to take action on the new policy: "Canada's Opioid Crisis"? CFUW has partnered with NaloxoneCare to offer a free Naloxone training to CFUW members across the country. Join for a presentation on the current opioid crisis in Canada, opioid use disorder, and learn how to manage an opioid overdose with naloxone in an emergency. 

SEP-DEC

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GWI Membership Marketplace Peer-to-Peer

Time: various

Location: Virtual 

Description: GWI Membership Marketplace has a Peer-to-Peer platform for knowledge sharing and GWI friendship connections. GWI NFA members and Independent Member can participate as Activity Leaders or as Participants.

Click here for Information on Peer-to-Peer Session

Spring 2021 Sessions: Information Literacy, Career Skills, Spanish Lessons, Role & Challenges of Female Scientists in Academia, Reading at all Ages.

Summer 2021 Sessions: information coming soon