News & Events

This Fall at Bethany Hope

Technology Mentoring for Young At-Risk Mothers is a new project that will expand iSisters workshops into the new Bethany Hope Centre for Young Parents. Students will learn about professional and multimedia software, as well as new communications technology skills in developing and designing websites, using social media and photo tools. Students will gain digital literacy […]

iSisters Appoints New Executive Director

iSisters Technology Mentoring has appointed Linda Milton Perreault to the role of Acting Executive Director. In her capacity of acting Executive Director, Linda will oversee all operations, planning and programming, including the supervision of all instructors and contractors. She will also be advising the Board, together with Director and founder, Cathy Lewis on strategic funding […]

Thank You!

Thank You to  Azucar Latin Dance Company ( for hosting our Volunteer Recognition Event. We appreciate your support of the iSisters organization.

Governor General’s Keynote Speech includes iSisters

We at iSisters were honoured that The Governor General of Canada, his Excellency The Right Honourable David Johnston, mentioned iSisters Technology Mentoring in his Keynote Speech at the Community Foundation of Ottawa’s 25th Anniversary event on November 19th, 2012.

2012 Community Builder Awards

United Way Ottawa honours Ottawa’s outstanding volunteers through its Community Builder Award program. This year, our very own Pat den Boer, Chair of iSisters’ Board of Directors, was honoured with a 2012 United Way Community Builder Award. Pat is an individual who works tirelessly, passionately and collaboratively to make iSisters the organization it is, and […]

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“As a result of our partnership with iSisters, Youville Centre has been able to integrate technology into the curriculum and provide our young mothers with computer opportunities to enhance their future studies and careers....

Judith Sarginson, Executive Director, Youville Centre

I am a computer student in the iSisters course taught by Zahide.  I find the course extremely helpful.  Zahide explains the material step by step.   It is very helpful as the skills are very...

Charmaine, iSisters graduate

“The purpose of this letter is to tell everybody how the computer course has helped me in achieving my goals. Right now I am taking a Masters course at Ottawa University where I need...

Yaquelin, iSisters student

“Cornerstone offers a variety of programs and services that we hope one day will enable women to move out of the shelter with a tool box full of skills.  One of these programs is...

Transition worker, Cornerstone

“I am taking the iSisters level 3 computer course and have found it very, very useful.  It has opened many, many locked doors in front of me. I have a new job.  They gave...

Sarah, iSisters student