News & Events

Johansen-Larsen Continues its Support of iSisters

iSisters is pleased to recognize the Johansen-Larsen Foundation for their long-standing contributions to our organization. On July 1, 2016 the Board of Directors of the Johansen-Larsen Foundation (JLF) announced its decision to grant iSisters $10,000 to continue the delivery of the iSisters Youville iPad Program with community partner, Youville Centre. JLF’s mission is to support educational […]

NOKIA Joins iSisters as Newest Supporter

iSisters is pleased to announce its newest supporter  – NOKIA.  Nokia and long-time iSisters supporter Alcatel-Lucent, celebrated their first day of combined operations on January 14th, marking the completion of Nokia’s latest transformation and the creation of a global leader in technology and services for an IP connected world. The former Alcatel-Lucent Foundation’s charitable efforts […]

iSisters June 2016 Newsletter MWIN is here!

Please enjoy reading what we have been up to in the last year.  Our June Newsletter, MWIN is here. Thank you to all our funders, partners, and volunteers for another terrific year. Happy Canada Day!  

Save the Date – AGM

Notice of AGM This year iSisters will be hosting its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday October 4th at the Bethany Hope Centre. We hope to have many of our learners, partners, funders and supporters with us to celebrate out 15th Anniversary serving women in need in the Ottawa area. Exact details of the event […]

Accenture Continues its Advocacy of iSisters

As part of Accenture’s Corporate Citizenship initiative, iSisters has received a Skills to Succeed cash grant for its ever-popular iSisters Career Connections Program. The shared objectives and goals of this grant is to equip people with the skills to get a job or build a business, to measure the impact of Corporate Citizenship initiatives and investment, and to […]

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“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

“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

“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