15 Minutes on Financial and Corporate Inclusion

15 Minutes to Change the World - CARE Canada's podcast

In the third episode of our March4Women series, we speak with Cindy Karugia, Financial Advisor at the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), about financial and corporate inclusion and leadership. Cindy also lends her time and expertise to nonprofit organizations like G(irls) 20, YWCA Canada, and Equal Voice Canada, and we are thrilled to have her as a Board member at CARE Canada.

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15 Minutes on Women Leading in Health Care

Mrs. Boukari is a nurse. She works at a community health unit that supports those effected by COVID-19 in Togo. Lina Mensah/CARE

In today’s episode of 15 Minutes to Change the World, we’re talking about how women are leading in health care, the complexities of global health in a post-COVID-19 world and health equity. Our guest is Dr. Sameera Hussain, who is the newly anointed Adjunct Professor at the University of Ottawa’s School of Epidemiology and Public Health.

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The world is better when she leads too

As celebrations of women’s achievements have grown over the years, so have calls for more action towards a more equal world. This year, we somberly approach another milestone – one year since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic. While the virus has affected people of all genders, women, girls and non-binary people have suffered disproportionately. 

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Building forward: Localization and Decolonization of Aid

International Women's Day march in South Sudan, March 8, 2019

We’ve been talking about localization of aid in the humanitarian sector for decades. Localization is the process of recognizing and respecting that decision-making on aid and its implementation should ultimately rest with the affected communities in order to better address needs.

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