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Governor General’s Keynote Speech includes iSisters

We at iSisters were honoured that The Governor General of Canada, his Excellency The Right Honourable David Johnston, mentioned iSisters Technology Mentoring in his Keynote Speech at the Community Foundation of Ottawa’s 25th Anniversary event on November 19th, 2012. http://www.gg.ca/document.aspx?id=14833&lan=eng

2012 Community Builder Awards

United Way Ottawa honours Ottawa’s outstanding volunteers through its Community Builder Award program. This year, our very own Pat den Boer, Chair of iSisters’ Board of Directors, was honoured with a 2012 United Way Community Builder Award. Pat is an individual who works tirelessly, passionately and collaboratively to make iSisters the organization it is, and […]

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“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

“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

“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