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 About CFUW and CFUW Oakville

Founded in 1949 as an organization that fosters and supports an interest in public affairs, and in the educational, political, social and cultural fields, those interests continue today.

CFUW Oakville supports the University Women’s Club of Oakville Scholarship Fund that awards scholarships to local women pursuing post-secondary education.

We meet monthly from September to May hosting speakers on a variety of topics.

We have almost 30 study and interest groups that range from sports to art to ideas.

In Touch, our monthly newsletter, provides current information on club activities and accomplishments, and is distributed free to members.

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February 22 Guest Speaker – Steve Buist, Investigative Reporter for Hamilton Spectator

Steve Buist is an investigative reporter and feature writer at the Hamilton Spectator. He is responsible for producing large investigative projects, such as the highly-acclaimed Code Red Project, which began in 2010 and has been examining the connections between health and poverty by mapping the health of Hamiltonians down to the level of neighbourhoods.

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Kirsten Madsen will discuss the timely issue of First Nations girls as our guest speaker on January 18, 2016

Kirsten Madsen has a Ph.D. in developmental psychology from the University of Sheffield. Her graduate research was carried out with the Sheffield anti-bullying project. After returning to Canada Dr. Madsen worked with the Earlscourt Girls Connection, and later Community Health Systems Resource Group and Population Health Sciences at the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children. She …

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