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Holiday Greetings

On behalf of everyone at the Canadian Women’s Foundation and the thousands of communities, programs and women and girls your investments have helped this year, thank you!

Each and every day we are inspired by the incredible support of the donors, corporations and foundations that support our work to end violence against women; help low-income women move out of poverty; and empower women and girls with confidence.

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Must Reads for the Week of December 20

Since it’s almost the end of the year, here are two yearend roundups worth a read – the 28 most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2013 and the 10 most sexist ads of 2013.

To help you through the holidays, listen to the “Most Popular Feminist Mixtapes Ever”, as you read 50 shocking facts about rape in America.

This week, Ana courageously shared her sex trafficking experience in San Francisco while Anna created her own Photoshop ads to mock the abuse of this tool by mainstream media.

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My Omelette Station “Ah ha” Moment

Atlantic Skills InstituteI used to hate being told “Patience is a virtue.”

When I was growing up, this was my mother's go-to phrase for whenever I got frustrated or wanted to make a hasty decision. 

A few weeks ago, I was standing impatiently waiting for an omelette during breakfast at White Point, Nova Scotia when I heard my mother’s voice in my head.

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Honour Beverley Wybrow

Bev WybrowIn just over a month, our current President and CEO Beverley Wybrow will retire from the Canadian Women's Foundation. 

To celebrate Bev's outstanding leadership and devotion to the Canadian Women's Foundation, a fund has been set up in her honour. In lieu of a retirement gift, consider a donation to the Beverley Wybrow Fund that will help support transformative work to move women out of poverty, out of violence and into confidence.

We invite you to share your favourite memory or cherished highlight of Bev's career in the comment section below.  These messages will be collected and shared with Bev in the New Year. 

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