News & Events

Save the Date – AGM

Notice of AGM This year iSisters will be hosting its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday October 4th at the Bethany Hope Centre. We hope to have many of our learners, partners, funders and supporters with us to celebrate out 15th Anniversary serving women in need in the Ottawa area. Exact details of the event […]

Accenture Continues its Advocacy of iSisters

As part of Accenture’s Corporate Citizenship initiative, iSisters has received a Skills to Succeed cash grant for its ever-popular iSisters Career Connections Program. The shared objectives and goals of this grant is to equip people with the skills to get a job or build a business, to measure the impact of Corporate Citizenship initiatives and investment, and to […]

Leacross Foundation Grants $30,000 in Operational Funding

It is with great pleasure to announce that iSisters has received a $30,000.00 grant from the Leacross Foundation to fund operational activities. The Leacross Foundation grant will be used to build operational partner infrastructure and sustainability with program partners.  More specifically, stewardship, partner collaboration, program management, staff mentoring, project costs, and administration. Leacross is involved with numerous […]

Great Board Members Wanted!

Our group of current Board members needs your help in identifying and connecting to a wider pool of potential Board and Committee Members. We welcome the opportunity to broaden our network and identify people who may be interested  in serving iSisters.     As our organization grows, our need for sustained funding and organizational discipline […]

iSisters Announces $10,000 Donation from New Donor Grey Birch Foundation

iSisters gratefully announces a donation of $10,000 from our newest donor, Grey Birch Foundation. This gift will contribute to the new iSisters Partner Expansion Program (PEP).  Our goal for the PEP is to formalize and expand our partnerships and collaborations with other agencies serving women in need. Grey Birch Foundation is a private foundation established […]

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Transition worker, Cornerstone

“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

“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

“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