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February’s Speaker, Maryam Mantieghi

Maryam Manteghi is an Oakville based family and immigration lawyer with over six years of experience working with the United Nations. She will speak about “Working in Bosnia” In addition to working with the United Nations,

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A Successful Holiday Dinner

Our December 4th Holiday Dinner included socializing, a wonderful meal, and successful fundraising for our Scholarship Fund. See the slideshow and video below. The music was provided by The Two Families Band who were recently from Ukraine. Their music inspired guests to leave their seats and join an impromptu dance floor.

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The Scholarship and Award application form is now available for download.

Please choose Scholarship/Award Application from the menu above.  Applications are to be submitted by  Monday, April 22, 2024.

 

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Anniversary Cookbook

The 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.

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January 2024, our Speaker, from the Jane Goodall Institute

Bella 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 to address the three crises we face in our world today: climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental inequity.

“Bella Lam has worked for over 20 years in sustainable development amplifying the voices of local partners across the diverse landscape of Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and South Asia. Bella joined the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada in 2016, where she currently leads a dynamic team to address the convergence of three crises: climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental inequity. Her experience with community-centred conservation is grounded in the understanding that the health and wellbeing of people, wildlife and the environment are deeply interconnected”

(The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada)

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November Meeting, our Speaker

Tim 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 vehicle ownership.

His talk is entitled “Should Your Next Car be Electric?” and in it, he explains why we’ve reached a ‘tipping point’ where electric cars are replacing those powered by gasoline.

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October 16 Meeting and our Speaker

DC 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”.

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How Great Lakes Influence Fall and Winter Weather in Ontario

Weather 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 explainer article from “The Weather Network” (located in Oakville, incidentally) and get some pointers on this and more:

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September 18 Meeting and our Speaker

Welcome 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

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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. 

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