ElevateHER East Mountain, Nova Scotia This program offers a supportive and confidence-building environment, where girls, trans, genderqueer, gender non-binary, and Two-Spirit participants can come together to deal with the issues they’re facing. The participants will discover their true potential, develop independence and identity as they build healthy relationships with mentors aged 16 to 19.
SuperNOVA Halifax, Nova Scotia The Girls Count program combines weekly educational programming with continued mentorship to target gender disparity within mathematics through an exploration of STEM fields for girls in grades 6-8. The program will empower girls and women to be passionate, informed, and confident in their mathematics abilities by connecting participants with positive female […]
reachAbility Association Halifax, Nova Scotia reachAbility Film School will focus on providing the introductory tools, training, experiences, and opportunities to women, 2SLGBTQI+ and non-binary individuals who are interested in the online media, film or television industries. This program supports those who are starting up their own small-to-large scale production studios or seeking avenues of opportunity […]
Safer Spaces: Supporting the Role of Beauty Professionals in a Community Response to Violence Against Women
Chrysalis House Kentville, Nova Scotia This project will provide beauty professionals such as hairdressers, aestheticians, and nail and lash technicians in rural Nova Scotia with training on how to respond when clients disclose experiences of gender-based violence. This is essential because negative social reactions to disclosures can impede healing and deter individuals from seeking help. […]