Who We Are:
- CFUW was founded in 1919. It is a National Organization of over 8,000 women in Canada whose members support equality, social justice, fellowship and lifelong learning for women and girls.
- CFUW Oakville was established in 1949.
What We Do:
- Explore a variety of interest groups with like minded women
- Listen to dynamic speakers at monthly meetings
- Expand our knowledge to advocate on current issues
- Support students through a Scholarship Fund
We Invite You to Join!
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- Anniversary CookbookThe Anniversary cookbook from CFUW Oakville: *Make Bake Celebrate* is now in print, celebrating 75 years of advocacy, encouragement, and support of education and lifelong learning for Oakville women. Profits go to building a strong, self-supporting scholarship endowment fund. See below to order.
- January 2024, our Speaker, from the Jane Goodall InstituteBella Lam joined the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada in 2016 working with the Programs team in community-centred conservation through the lens of gender and climate justice. In June 2022, Bella was appointed as the CEO to lead the Institute in forging a strategic path …
- November Meeting, our SpeakerTim Burrows has owned and driven battery-electric cars for the past 10 years and has logged over 300,000 kilometres without the need for gasoline or diesel fuel. He now enjoys sharing his EV experience with others and breaks down many myths and misconceptions about electric …
- October 16 Meeting and our SpeakerDC Thomas with the Corporate Crime Section of Financial Crimes Organized Crime Unit will speak about her role as investigator and will share her vast knowledge of “Romance Scams”.
- How Great Lakes Influence Fall and Winter Weather in OntarioWeather Network meteorologist, Mark Robinson looks at the role Great Lakes water temperatures play in weather systems during fall and winter. He talks with Dr. David Sills, Executive Director of the Northern Tornadoes Project at Western University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Read the …
- September 18 Meeting and our SpeakerWelcome our speaker Beth Foster with “Forest Bathing–Your Guide to Energy, Power and Healing” The meeting begins at 7 but the doors are open at 6:30. Visit this post to read more about our speaker and the meeting
- See our 2023 Scholarship and Award Winners.Application form for 2024 will be available in January. -Press Release- CFUW-Oakville announces Scholarship Winners: $26,500 for 2023 CFUW-Oakville announces the successful recipients of the University Women’s Club of Oakville Scholarship Fund awards for 2023.