News & Events

iSisters 2018 Annual General Meeting

Please join us Tuesday October 23rd at 6:30PM for the 17th iSisters Annual General Meeting. We are thrilled to announce Ms. Rebecca Aird as our Special Guest Speaker this year. Ms. Aird is the Director of Grants and Community Knowledge at the Ottawa Community Foundation. Details of the AGM are as follows: iSisters 2018 Annual […]

SAVE THE DATE: Thursday September 27, 2018

Please join us on Thursday September 27th as iSisters will host its first ever Awareness Event and share the contributions its made for women in Ottawa. The event will take place at The Royal Oak on Kent at Slater from 5:30PM – 7:30PM. Tickets will be sold for a chance to win fantastic prizes! We look […]

Grey Birch Foundation Supports New iSisters Program

The Grey Birch Foundation has approved a $12,000 grant for the new iSisters Assistive Technology (iAT) Program which will be delivered at the Youville Centre this fall. People with disabilities experience greater social and economic barriers and higher levels of poverty than people without disabilities. Assistive Technology (AT) helps address barriers and can positively impact […]

“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

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

“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

“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

“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