Welcome to the Canadian Federation of University
Women Edmonton (CFUW Edmonton)
- We offer membership to every woman university graduate, women who support the objectives of CFUW, and women who are university students.
- Members are active in public affairs, work together for equality for women and girls, to raise the social, economic, political and legal status of women, as well as to improve education, the environment, peace, justice and human rights.
- Meetings on educational, political, social and cultural issues with a focus on equality for women and girls.
- We also offer opportunities for fun, friendship, and learning. Our Interest Groups span a wide range of topics from literature, health, the environment, film, bridge and cuisine.
- Development, research and review of resolutions for consideration at the CFUW or CFUW Alberta Council Annual General Meetings.
- Supporting female graduate students through scholarships and bursaries.
- The CFUW Edmonton brochure can be printed for your reference and to share with others.
2018 Upcoming Events:
- January 15, 2018 Academic Awards Fund (AAF) Annual General Meeting 7-9pm
Academic Awards Fund AGM & scholarship presentations
- January 22, March 26, and April 23, 2018 Surprise Movie Night. These movies are offered by CFUW Edmonton in partnership with Edmonton Public Library. Join us for a fun evening and meet new people. Pre-registration is requested. https://tinyurl.com/y7al73sr
- December 4, 2017 Holiday Social 6:30-9pm
CFUW members and guests enjoyed Maria Dunn’s music and the company of CFUW members as a start to the holiday season. Maria is a 2017 Juno Award Nominee, 2017 Western Canada Music Award Nominee, 2016 Edmonton Music Prize Winner, 2016 Independent Music Award Winner. To find out more visit Maria Dunn’s website, Twitter, and SoundCloud.
FOOD BANK DONATIONS
Each year at our Holiday Social we collect food, toiletries, and money that we donate to the University of Alberta Campus Food Bank.
- November 20, 2017 General Meeting 7-9pm
SPEAKER: Kim Armstrong, Deputy Minister of Alberta Seniors and Housing
About Kim Armstrong
Presenting: SLAM – Struck Like a Match – Inspiring, Igniting and Inciting Women in Leadership (selected sections)
- October 16, 2017 General Meeting 7- 9pm
SPEAKER: Jacquelyn Cardinal
About Jacquelyn Cardinal
- BOOK BIN SALE
At this meeting the CFUW Edmonton Academic Awards Fund offered the Joyce Macdonald Memorial BOOK BIN SALE to help raise money for our Bursary and Scholarship programs.
- SOCIAL MEDIA MINI WORKSHOP 6-6:30pm
Members learned what scoial media is, how it works, and how to connect with people.
- September 29 and 30, 2017: Prairie Gathering. Hosted by CFUW Edmonton (more information) Members from Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta attended. Special Guest singer/songwriter Terry Morrison.
- September 18, 2017 Monthly meeting and Getting to Know CFUW
- March: Resolutions– see March meeting minutes here
- February 27: Presenter: Denise Woollard talked about her experience becoming and serving as an MLA for Edmonton-Mill Creek for the past two years. – meeting minutes
- For Review:
- December Social: Presentation by Amy MacLeod on the Secret Life of Bears. Holiday fun times!
- Presentation by Patricia Paradis – Executive Director, Centre for Constitutional Studies, University of Alberta. She will speak about LEAF (Legal Education and Action Fund, Canada).
- Presentation by Marian Bruin, Supervisor of Edmonton Community Initiatives and Coordination. and Joyce MacDonald Memorial Book Sale.
- September 19, Get to Know CFUW: Programs and Interest Groups overview, Visioning Session results, and Special Events 2016-2017