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These inspirational and diverse stories about local women of all ages in our community are made possible through the continued support of The Master Group as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Women and Girls: Black newcomers find home at AWYF

Women and Girls: Black newcomers find home at AWYF

The Afro Women and Youth Foundation is a non-profit organization supporting Black newcomers in Sudbury and just received $140K in from the Greater Sudbury Development Corp
Women & Girls: Releasing EP cathartic for Sudbury woman

Women & Girls: Releasing EP cathartic for Sudbury woman

In becoming a mom, Jessy Brunette thought she’d retired from music (aside from playing the Wiggles), but she decided that needed to change after her marriage ended
Women & Girls: Women’s only gym opens new location on Lorne

Women & Girls: Women’s only gym opens new location on Lorne

Round Two Fitness  has moved to a new, larger home, offering a bigger studio where more women can work out in comfort
Women & Girls: These Sudbury researchers are real cool customers

Women & Girls: These Sudbury researchers are real cool customers

SNOLAB researchers Juliette DeLoye and Nasim Fatemighomi work in the field of cryogenics and were recently honoured for their work by the Cryogenic Society of America
Women & Girls: Assisted dying pioneer tells her patients’ stories

Women & Girls: Assisted dying pioneer tells her patients’ stories

A family physician for 50 years, Toronto author Dr. Jean Marmoreo believes in ‘cradle-to-grave care,’ and always wanted to be able to end her patients’ suffering on their own terms
Women & Girls: Cycling to Montreal for multiple myeloma awareness

Women & Girls: Cycling to Montreal for multiple myeloma awareness

Ashley Dieks, 38, is joining with a group of friends to travel to the Myeloma Canada Headquarters on a joint fundraising and awareness exercise
Women & Girls: Gaëtane Pharand reflects on 30 years of helping women

Women & Girls: Gaëtane Pharand reflects on 30 years of helping women

Recently retired, the founding executive director of Centre Victoria pour femmes looks back on a career providing French-language services to women who experienced violence
Women & Girls: Women’s Centre receives funding for server upgrade

Women & Girls: Women’s Centre receives funding for server upgrade

Sudbury non-profit receives $19,475 through the Community Services Recovery Fund
Women & Girls: HSN highlights challenges women in medicine face

Women & Girls: HSN highlights challenges women in medicine face

Depending on the discipline, women are well-represented in medicine, but those in the field say they still face unique barriers to overcome that their male counterparts do not
Women & Girls: Liz Wood doesn’t let agoraphobia limit her success

Women & Girls: Liz Wood doesn’t let agoraphobia limit her success

‘Whatever it is, forge your path, and don't let anybody tell you you can't,’ says the Hamilton woman, who’s a successful executive and a 2022 graduate of Laurentian University’s online MBA program