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“Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don’t believe is right.”

- Jane Goodall,
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CAAWS Honours the Most Influential Women of 2015

Most Influential women2015We released our annual Most Influential Women List featuring remarkable individuals who are senior leaders and influencers in Canadian sport and physical activity.  See more

LEADERS’ TIPS – THE IMPORTANCE OF WORKING HARD

My sister sold tickets at the box office, my mom sold candy and popcorn, and my dad ran the film. I was very young, but not too young to work – so I ripped the tickets as the customers came into the theatre. All life experiences are important learning opportunities – here are five lessons I learned about the importance of hard work while working at the movie theatre with my family. More.

WHAT'S HAPPENING

CAAWS ANNOUNCES NEW CEO

Ottawa, May 31, 2016 – After completing a thorough search for the new leader, CAAWS is excited to welcome Allison Sandmeyer-Graves as the new CEO of the organization.

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PETITCLERC TO SENATE

Chantal Petitclerc, Chef de Mission for Team Canada at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, has been appointed to the Canadian Senate. More…

CAAWS CEO – Position Profile

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is accountable for the leadership and management of all activities and operations advancing the vision, mission, values and strategic plan of CAAWS Women in Sport Canada. More…

Karin Lofstrom to step down as Executive Director of CAAWS

After almost 20 years with the organization, Executive Director Karin Lofstrom has announced that she will be stepping down at the end of March, 2016. More…

Here’s Why Women Who Play Sports Are More Successful

Studies have shown that girls who play sports are more likely to graduate from college, find a job, and be employed in male-dominated industries.

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CAAWS Recognizes Influential Women of 2015

The 2015 Year of Sport has come to an end, and CAAWS is pleased to announce its annual Most Influential Women List. More…

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