Events

(CFUW & GWI events in black; 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. 

October 2020

  • Oct 20 10:30am (Mountain Time) - BEYOND "There is Always a Black Issue Dear" explores and celebrates the role of black LGBT communities in Fashion, Fine Art, Dance, Music and Language. register here. More information about film here

  • Oct 20 10am (Alberta Time) and repeating at 6pm (Alberta Time) Join gun violence advocates from across Canada and the United States for a video event put on by the Canadian Doctors for Protection from Guns titled "A Day of Action to Prevent Gun Violence". More information and registration click here

  • Oct 21 - 7:00-8:30pm (Alberta time; via Zoom): CFUW Calgary and CFUW Calgary North (via Zoom) are hosting a joint event: “Is it Time for a Basic Income in Canada?” presented by Elizabeth McLennan, leader of CACG Basic Income team, and Brian Dodd, co-founder of Basic Income Calgary. View more details here

  • Oct 22 5:00-6:00pm (Alberta time; via Zoom): [POSTPONED until Nov 18] CFUW Guelph is co-sponsoring a webinar (with Council of Canadians Guelph, and Guelph-based Imagining a Different Future Group) featuring 4 guest speakers on Basic Income. Contact CFUW Guelph for more details

    • Lori Campbell Director, Shatitsirótha’ Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre

    • Dr. Lori Curis Health Economist

    • Jessie Golem Artist, Entrepreneur and Activist

    • Chandra Pasma Member of the Basic Income Canada Network Advisory Council​

  • Oct 22 Graduate Women International (GWI) is excited to announce the international advocacy webinar series “Raising women’s voices through strategic advocacy planning in a changing world of advocacy” beginning on 22 October 2020. This 4 part webinar series will explain GWI International advocacy and demonstrate how GWI members can create strategic advocacy plans of their own. Register for webinar here 

    • TIME: 10am and repeated at 4pm CEST = 2am and 8am Alberta time

    1. October 22, 2020 “Raising Women’s Voices: GWI Advocacy 101 and the United Nations”

    2. October 29, 2020 “How to Become a Practicing GWI Advocate”

    3. November 5, 2020 “GWI Advocacy and Action: How to Create a Strategic Advocacy Plan For Today’s Distance Learning Challenges”

    4. November 12, 2020 “GWI Advocacy and Action: How to Create a Strategic Advocacy Plan For Gender Based Violence"

  • Oct 22 1:30pm (Mountain Time) - A FEMINIST'S GUIDE TO BOTANY: Online Botanical Painting Session. Details and registration information here

  • Oct 26 5-6:30pm (Mountain Time) LEAF Personhood Speaker Series. "What Makes a Person? A Critical Look at the Persons Case and its Legacy".  Details and registration information here 

  • Oct 28 5-7:00pm (Mountain Time) AB chapter of Wildlife Society host documentary film: Deer 139. Women biologists (and reporter/film maker) follow the 85-mile-long migration path of a pregnant mule deer doe to see first-hand what she goes through on the ground to make the journey. Film Trailer click here.  How to register/watch - click here

  • Oct 29 Graduate Women International (GWI) is excited to announce the international advocacy webinar series “Raising women’s voices through strategic advocacy planning in a changing world of advocacy” beginning on 22 October 2020. This 4 part webinar series will explain GWI International advocacy and demonstrate how GWI members can create strategic advocacy plans of their own. Register for webinar here 

    • TIME: 10am and repeated at 4pm CEST = 2am and 8am Alberta time

    1. October 22, 2020 “Raising Women’s Voices: GWI Advocacy 101 and the United Nations”

    2. October 29, 2020 “How to Become a Practicing GWI Advocate”

    3. November 5, 2020 “GWI Advocacy and Action: How to Create a Strategic Advocacy Plan For Today’s Distance Learning Challenges”

    4. November 12, 2020 “GWI Advocacy and Action: How to Create a Strategic Advocacy Plan For Gender Based Violence"

November 2020

  • month - CFUW Reads Book Club (online; join group) - Topic: Black Voices. Book: Washington Black by Esi Edugyan 

  • Nov 2 5:00-6:00pm (Alberta time) CFUW Webinar "Women and the Arts during COVID Webinar". A webinar that features a discussion on Women and the Arts During COVID. Register in advance for this meeting here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

  • Nov 5 Graduate Women International (GWI) is excited to announce the international advocacy webinar series “Raising women’s voices through strategic advocacy planning in a changing world of advocacy” beginning on 22 October 2020. This 4 part webinar series will explain GWI International advocacy and demonstrate how GWI members can create strategic advocacy plans of their own. Register for webinar here 

    • TIME: 10am and repeated at 4pm CEST = 2am and 8am Alberta time

    1. October 22, 2020 “Raising Women’s Voices: GWI Advocacy 101 and the United Nations”

    2. October 29, 2020 “How to Become a Practicing GWI Advocate”

    3. November 5, 2020 “GWI Advocacy and Action: How to Create a Strategic Advocacy Plan For Today’s Distance Learning Challenges”

    4. November 12, 2020 “GWI Advocacy and Action: How to Create a Strategic Advocacy Plan For Gender Based Violence"

  • Nov 6 - 7:00-9:00pm (Mountain time) - CFUW Alberta Movie Night (online via Zoom). Movie followed by an optional discussion among participants. Movie: "Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada" (2012; 87 min). A National Film Board of Canada Production, written and directed by Karen Cho. Description: Feminism has shaped the society we live in. But just how far has it brought us, and how relevant is it today? This feature documentary zeroes in on key concerns such as violence against women, access to abortion, and universal childcare, asking how much progress we have truly made on these issues. Watch trailer here. Zoom meeting will open at 6:30pm on November 6 so everyone can join by the 7:00pm start time of the movie. When you are ready to join CLICK HERE. (Meeting ID: 818 3181 9303 ; Passcode: 139103)

  • Nov 12 Graduate Women International (GWI) is excited to announce the international advocacy webinar series “Raising women’s voices through strategic advocacy planning in a changing world of advocacy” beginning on 22 October 2020. This 4 part webinar series will explain GWI International advocacy and demonstrate how GWI members can create strategic advocacy plans of their own. Register for webinar here 

    • TIME: 10am and repeated at 4pm CEST = 2am and 8am Alberta time

    1. October 22, 2020 “Raising Women’s Voices: GWI Advocacy 101 and the United Nations”

    2. October 29, 2020 “How to Become a Practicing GWI Advocate”

    3. November 5, 2020 “GWI Advocacy and Action: How to Create a Strategic Advocacy Plan For Today’s Distance Learning Challenges”

    4. November 12, 2020 “GWI Advocacy and Action: How to Create a Strategic Advocacy Plan For Gender Based Violence"

  • Nov 18 5:00-6:00pm (Alberta time; via Zoom): CFUW Guelph is co-sponsoring a webinar (with Council of Canadians Guelph, and Guelph-based Imagining a Different Future Group) featuring 4 guest speakers on Basic Income. Contact CFUW Guelph for more details

    • Lori Campbell Director, Shatitsirótha’ Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre

    • Dr. Lori Curis Health Economist

    • Jessie Golem Artist, Entrepreneur and Activist

    • Chandra Pasma Member of the Basic Income Canada Network Advisory Council​

  • Nov 26 1:30pm (Mountain Time) - A FEMINIST'S GUIDE TO BOTANY: Online Botanical Painting Session. Details and registration information here

December 2020

  • CFUW Reads Book Club (online; join group) - December 2020 Topic: Environment. Book: The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells 

  • Dec 4 - 7:00-9:00pm (Mountain time) - CFUW Alberta Movie Night (online via Zoom). Movie followed by an optional discussion among participants. Movie: to be determined 

January 2021

  • CFUW Reads Book Club (online; join group) - January 2021 Topic: Female Empowerment. Book: Know My Name by Chanel Miller

  • Jan 1 - 7:00-9:00pm (Mountain time) - CFUW Alberta Movie Night (online via Zoom). Movie followed by an optional discussion among participants. Movie: to be determined 

February 2021

  • CFUW Reads Book Club (online; join group) - February 2021 Topic: Historical Fiction. Book: The Huntress by Kate Quinn

  • Feb 5 - 7:00-9:00pm (Mountain time) - CFUW Alberta Movie Night (online via Zoom). Movie followed by an optional discussion among participants. Movie: to be determined 

March 2021

  • CFUW Reads Book Club (online; join group) - March 2021 Topic: Indigenous Writers. Book: The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King

  • Mar 5 - 7:00-9:00pm (Mountain time) - CFUW Alberta Movie Night (online via Zoom). Movie followed by an optional discussion among participants. Movie: to be determined 

April 2021

  • CFUW Reads Book Club (online; join group) - April 2021 Topic: Mystery. Book: All the Devils are Here by Louise Penny

  • Apr 2 - 7:00-9:00pm (Mountain time) - CFUW Alberta Movie Night (online via Zoom). Movie followed by an optional discussion among participants. Movie: to be determined 

May 2021

  • May 7 - 7:00-9:00pm (Mountain time) - CFUW Alberta Movie Night (online via Zoom). Movie followed by an optional discussion among participants. Movie: to be determined 

June 2021

  • Jun 4 - 7:00-9:00pm (Mountain time) - CFUW Alberta Movie Night (online via Zoom). Movie followed by an optional discussion among participants. Movie: to be determined