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Dec '18

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The Women of IAAW: Julia Chalifoux

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“I was working at a hotel before my job at IAAW. I saw the job ad for the Empower U Facilitator, I had so much so much self-doubt and I was trying to find every reason not to apply. It said facilitator, and I’m not a teacher. I had the job ad up on Facebook and… Read more »

Nov '18

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The Women of IAAW: Muriel Stanley Venne

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President and founder of IAAW, Muriel Stanley Venne continues to be a bright light for the Indigenous women who look for an inspirational role model in Alberta and beyond. Some of her achievements include receiving the Order of Canada, After her integral roles in advocating for various Indigenous women’s rights in the justice system, she… Read more »

Nov '18

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The Women of IAAW: Lulu

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Lulu first became involved with IAAW after she participated in the self-management program where she met Marggo, the Community Program Coordinator for IAAW. WIthin this umbrella, Marggo coordinates the Housing Diversion program , where women are provided their first month’s rent as well as assistance furnishing an apartment so long as they participated in another IAAW program. After moving… Read more »