iSisters Sincerely Grateful To Its Donors

iSisters is pleased to announce the receipt of the following generous grants from its Corporate supporters:

Accenture: $5,500 in support of the iSisters Career Connections Program

iSisters’ overall vision is closely aligned with that of Accenture. In particular, the values of preparing for the impact of digital technologies on the workforce, advancing employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for individuals, and helping to close skills and employment gaps for vulnerable and marginalized people around the world.

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TELUS: $11,500 in support of the iSisters iAT (Assistive Technology) Program

The primary goal of this iSisters project is to adapt a pre-existing assistive technology pilot program to reflect the differentiated learning needs of female students at the Youville Centre to further improve their education, employment, income, and well-being. Funding from TELUS will allow for the introduction of AT (Apps) to new students so that they become effective and independent learners, and to manage themselves in all facets of daily life.

“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

“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

“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 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