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You.i TV donates BIG to iSisters !

We are so grateful to you.i TV who have donated 7 laptops for our learners!  These will help women in need get connected to learning programs to help them improve their lives. Pictured are David Allard, Director IT at you.i TV and our Executive Director, Ann McSweeney.

iSisters holds first virtual graduation at Stepstone House.

In response to added pressures of education during COVID-19, iSisters was able to continue providing many virtual programs and now has developed a process to host a virtual graduation for learners at our partner program, Stepstone House.  Stepstone House provides transitional housing to refugee claimants and newcomers in Ottawa.  The home for women provides shelter, […]

iSisters on “An Hour to Give”

iSisters was one of three charities who won an hour long segment on “An Hour To Give” ON 1310 News, Ottawa. Ann McSweeney, Executive Director and Cathy Lewis, Founder and Board Member talks about the interesting history and future of iSisters with Sam Laprade host from 1310.

iSisters YouTube Channel

Did you know that iSisters has a YouTube Channel which contains short videos to assist our learners. Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWj3wmfBkdnQKEh0k4NqRNA/featured

“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

“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

“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

“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