CORNWALL, ON – March 14th, 2014 – Alyssa Blais is thrilled to announce she has been selected as an emerging female leader in Canada to participate in the Canadian Women’s Foundation Leadership Institute in partnership with the Coady Institute at St. Francis Xavier University.
The Leadership Institute builds the leadership capacity of emerging and mid-career women leaders working on community economic development issues in the women’s charitable and non-profit sectors across the country. The program is delivered by the Coady Institute, which is a world-renowned centre of excellence in community-based development and leadership education. The Institute works with innovative people and organizations to create effective, practical and sustainable solutions to reduce global poverty and injustice.
“This is a very exhilarating opportunity for me and am honoured to be chosen” said Alyssa Blais. “The information gained from the Canadian Women’s Foundation Leadership Institute will empower me to lead social change and assist me in creating the kind of community that is socially just and fair for all citizens alike.”
“The Canadian Women’s Foundation is thrilled to provide the one year women-centred leadership training to emerging women leaders,” said Chanel Grenaway, Director of Economic Development Programs at the Canadian Women’s Foundation. “Strong leaders build strong organizations and communities, and we are thrilled to work with a group of extraordinary women who have and will continue to create positive change for women across Canada.”