News & Events

iSisters Welcomes New Executive Director

The iSisters Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the appointment of Ann McSweeney as Executive Director (ED), effective January 20, 2020.  Ann comes to iSisters with a deep working knowledge of non-profits, including her role as Executive Director for two local Ottawa charities.  As iSisters’ ED, Ann will oversee all operations, planning and […]

iSisters Annual General Meeting

Join us while we celebrate our latest fiscal year: Tuesday October 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm The Salvation Army Bethany Hope Centre 820 Woodroffe Ave Ottawa, ON K2A 3V7 Guest Speaker: Dianne Urquhart – Executive Director, Social Planning Council of Ottawa Additional info.

iSisters Partner Open House

iSisters is seeking new partners and is holding an Open House for all interested. Join us on October 22nd, at 6 pm at the Bethany Hope Centre at 820 Woodroffe Ave. Partnered with like-minded community organizations, iSisters is able to provide training directly to the women who need it. Our programs are designed to be […]

New Flex Foundation Grant Supporting Not 1, but 2 Community Partners

The Flex Foundation recently announced its decision to grant iSisters $17,500 USD in support of the iSisters Career Connections Program which will be offered at two community service partners: Immigrant Women’s Services Organization (IWSO) and Tungasuvvingat Inuit Centre. iSisters’ overall vision is closely aligned with that of the Flex Foundation, in particular the value of […]

The Johansen-Larsen Foundation Continues its Support

The Johansen-Larsen Foundation announced that it will grant iSisters $10,000 to ensure that it continues to deliver its existing, core foundational programs to current and future learners. To be able to offer these programs in a continuous stream at iSisters’ various partner centres is vital to the women we serve.  Our technology programs are essential […]

“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

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

“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