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CAAWS Free Wednesday Webinars

Friday, January, 10, 2014

The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) recently announced a free series of lunchtime webinars to help engage women and girls in sports in Ontario.

Learn more about registering for the Webinars and about CAAWS on the website - http://www.caaws.ca/programs/actively-engaging-women-and-girls-across-ontario/

FREE WEBINAR SERIES

CAAWS’ “Webinar Wednesdays” series is designed as information sessions for Ontario-based community, regional and provincial sport and physical activity organizations. Special guests will join host Sheilagh Croxon, providing valuable learning opportunities.

Space is limited – priority for live webinars will be given to participants in Ontario.
Note: Webinars will be recorded and posted here for access by all.

• Wednesday, January 22, 2014 12:30 – 1:30 EST
Creating Inclusive Environments for Women and Girls
Drawing on findings from CAAWS’ CS4L publication, “Actively Engaging Women and Girls: Addressing the Psycho-Social Factors”, this webinar will review factors that can enhance or limit the participation and leadership of women and girls. This webinar will help service providers to gain a better understanding of how to create positive programs and inclusive environments on the playground, in competitive settings, and around the board table, contributing to the success of all.

*Participation in this webinar is recommended for organizations interested in submitting an application for the CAAWS Incentive Grants (see above)

Register by January 20, 2014.

• Wednesday, March 5, 2014 – Celebrate International Women’s Day early with CAAWS!
“Manswers”
Men are important allies for women and girls and participants and leaders in Canada’s sport and physical activity system. Created with men in mind, this webinar will provide the “manswers” for common questions relating to women’s and girls’ participation, coaching female athletes, supporting women around the board table, and more.  Register…

• Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Promoting Girls’ and Women’s Participation Across the Lifespan
This webinar will provide success stories, tips, and practical advice to help community program leaders and decision-makers engage three important target groups: girls and young women; mothers; and women aged 55-70+. Participants will be connected to the research, tools, and networks available through CAAWS’ On the Move, Mothers in Motion, and Physical Activity and Sport for Women 55-70+ initiative. A number of new CS4L resources will be released.  Register…

• Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Policies on Paper vs. Policies in Action
Policies can be powerful tools to support the participation and leadership of women and girls. Unfortunately, many policies sit dormant on our shelves, rather than being put into action. This webinar will provide examples of diverse policies that are making a difference for women and girls in Canada’s sport and physical activity sector. Tips for creating and implementing policy will be shared; examples of what not to do will also be discussed. Register…

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Sheilagh Croxon, Project Coordinator
647.988.7877
scroxon@rogers.com