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,Continue reading
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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.Continue reading
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Please choose Scholarship/Award Application from the menu above. Applications are to be submitted by Monday, April 22, 2024.
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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.Continue reading
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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”
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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.Continue reading
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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:Continue reading
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Application form for 2024 will be available in January.
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.Continue reading
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