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

8
MAR

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CFUW Cambridge's 10th Annual International Women's Day Breakfast

Time: breakfast

Location: Virtual 

Registration: link will be posted on website on March 8 - click here

Description:  Guest Speaker Dr Winnie Lee, the Interim chief of Staff at Cambridge Memorial Hospital and a a practicing Radiologist. Sharing her journey during her career.

8
MAR

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Jubilee Webinar: 100 years of Finnish Graduate Women's Worldwide Advocacy Work

Time: 8:00-10:00am (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Registration: Required (click here, deadline Mar 1)

Description:  Finnish Federation of Graduate Women invites everyone to celebrate our international co-operation to the FFGW’s jubilee webinar on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2022 at 16.00 – 18.00 CET. Click here for agenda and more details.

8
MAR

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UN IWD: Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow

Time: 8:00-9:30am (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Description:  multiple speakers and musical performances, click the link above for full information on this event

8
MAR

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CFUW St John's: Challenges and Successes of Women in UN Peacekeeping

Time: 4:00pm (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Registration: click here to register

Description:  Speaker: Shelagh Stevens, former UN Peacekeeper, member of CFUW Perth  District and CFUW International Relations Committee

11
MAR

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Sharing Traditions of How Women Celebrate IWD (GWI Peer-to-Peer Conversation)

Time: 8:00am (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Registration: click here to register

Description:  CFUW Nepean and CFUW Ottawa, invite GWI members from around the world to this event on the nature of celebrations across cultures for International Women's Day. 

14
-25
MAR

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UN Commission on the Status of Women 66th session

Time: various sessions

Location: Virtual 

Registration: Required (NGO CSW registration)

Description:  Priority theme: Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction policies and programmes; and Review theme: Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work (agreed conclusions of the sixty-first session) Virtual Side Events click here ; NGO Parallel Events (coordinated by NGO CSW/NY) click here 

18
MAR

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UN CSW 66: Gendered Dimensions of Corruption and its Impact in Gender Equality

Time: 6:00-7:30am (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Registration: click here to register

Description:  GWI, in cooperation with Women’s United Nations Report Network, will present expert panellists who will address the gendered dimensions of corruption and the unique ways women experience corruption. Click here for more information

22
MAR

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UN CSW 66: Climate Crisis and Education: A Women’s Voice Included

Time: 2:00-3:30pm (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Registration: click here to register

Description:   GWI representatives from five diverse regions will tell their country’s story regarding the climate crisis and related sustainability concepts. A future perspective will be presented by GWI young women as eco-anxiety is high among young people. GWI experts on the role of education in the current teaching on climate crises and environmental migration regarding women and girls will be presented. Click here for more information

22
MAR

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UN CSW 66: Forced Out by Climate Change? Proactive Planning in North America

Time: 4:00pm (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Registration: click here to register

Description:   CFUW is pleased to co-host this event with Women Graduates USA and the Mexican Federation of University Women (aka CAMEUS) about climate migration in the context of Canada, USA, and Mexico.

23
MAR

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UN CSW 66: CFUW Webinar: Youth for Climate Action! Fighting for a Green & Just Future

Time: 10:00am (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Registration: click here to register

Description:   CFUW is pleased to host a panel discussion with young people in Canada who are taking action & leading the way toward climate justice.

24
MAR

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UN CSW 66: Young Women and Climate Action: Educating a Climate Conscious Generation

Time: 6:00am (Alberta time)

Location: Virtual 

Registration: click here to register

Description:   Graduate Women International Young Member Network will present a panel of experts to share their views based on research and a strong database on the role of young women in contributing towards climate action as well as on how education plays a vital role in raising a climate conscious generation. Experts will also provide highlights of actions already taken and recommendations for the future. Click here for more information

MAR-JUN

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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. Click here for Information on Peer-to-Peer Session. Peer-to-Peer Sessions: Spanish Language Lessons, Information and Communication Technology Literacy Course, Positive Discipline Parenting, Role of Female Scientists in Academia, Reading at All Ages, Early Career Skills, Information Literacy Skills.