• What does it take to be a leader?

    Yesterday I had the distinct pleasure of being the opening keynote speaker at the International Women’s Day celebrations in Cambridge. I was asked to share my story and talk about the ways women lead. Starting my talk with a photo of myself at three, wearing my kilt, like the good Scottish lassie that I was, I […]

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  • Welcome to the ANNISAA’s blog!

    Over the last few years, we have noticed a shift in the way that our supporters are reaching out to us to learn more about the issues facing Muslim women in Canada. While previously, it was through workshops, events, and conversations, more and more, we are getting emails and requests for information that can be […]

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  • Introducing Our New Women’s Health Conference Logo

    ANNISAA is ready to reveal the Women’s Health Conference new look! Our team have successfully re-created and updated The Women’s Health Conference logo! You will now start to see our new modern and sleek look to represent how we have evolved throughout the times. We have come a long way from where we first started […]

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  • 3 Little Ways to Be A Leader At Work

    Not everyone is a born leader, but we think, just like Warren Bennis, “Leaders are made rather than born.”It’s time to begin redefining what being a leader means. Often we put think that being a leader is some lofty goal that is hard to attain. But there are ways that you can be an everyday leader at […]

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  • ANNISAA Career Day 2016

    DREAMS TO REALITY: ANNISAA CAREER DAY This summer, ANNISAA Organization of Canada has organized its third National Career Day to help girls explore new career options, meet inspiring women leaders, increase their confidence, and expand their view of themselves and their futures! ANNISAA Career Day is also an opportunity for women leaders in both traditional and […]

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  • It’s time to say thank you to our volunteers

    For #NVW2015 it’s time to say a big thank you to our volunteers for their fantastic contribution to the ANNISAA family around the world. There are hundreds of volunteers out there making a difference to our serving and Muslim women community. This week we want to say a big thank you to every single one of […]

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  • Dimensions of Empowerment

    In measuring empowerment, often times the product of our mental activity in relation to retrieving such a concept yields promoting a sense of self-actualization, or the attempt at enabling oneself; be it in increasing educational, gender, economic, or the spiritual strength within societal institutions. Yet, little do individuals come to realize that empowerment itself denotes […]

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  • ANNISAA Thanks Our Volunteers

    Last week was National Volunteer Week (April 6-12, 2014) and ANNISAA Organization of Canada wants to thank Canada’s 13.3 million volunteers who help us serve the people in our community. Our volunteers inspire hope through the support and encouragement they offer to ANNISAA in its greatest time of need. Our volunteers are essential to helping […]

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  • Canada should empower girls to be agents of change

    As Canadian girls grow up, they’re told time and again that they can be whoever they want to be. The reality is far less ideal. A national report  released in March on the main issues facing girls in Canada shows that despite having more educational opportunities than ever, many girls still confront violence and low self-esteem […]

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  • Thank You to Our Volunteers

    A million thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers. ANNISAA Organization of Canada appreciates each and every one of you. We acknowledge the time and effort you put into our organization. Without the support of our volunteers, we would not be as successful as we are today. This is a special thank you to you […]

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