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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 & 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
Women & Girls: Nickel City Sound a place for music and friendship

Women & Girls: Nickel City Sound a place for music and friendship

If you identify as a woman and have a song in your heart, Sudbury’s Nickel City Sound might be for you
Women & Girls: Breasts, ‘the rag’ and new theatre works

Women & Girls: Breasts, ‘the rag’ and new theatre works

Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario presents readings of three feminist plays under development by Northern Ontario artists
Women & Girls: Sudburian joins all-female expedition to Antarctica

Women & Girls: Sudburian joins all-female expedition to Antarctica

Science North director Julie Moskalyk took part in a once-in-lifetime science journey to the planet’s frozen southern continent  
Women & Girls: Tenacity, drive and Julianah Abejide

Women & Girls: Tenacity, drive and Julianah Abejide

A photographer, a recent immigrant, a Master’s student and a mother of two, Abejide has a lot on the go, but her drive to achieve her goals to succeed and spread positivity is unmatched
Women and Girls: Catching up with the indefinable Pandora Topp

Women and Girls: Catching up with the indefinable Pandora Topp

Artist, musician and educator, to name but a few titles, Pandora Topp is showing children how to be unafraid in their pursuits, and moved past that critical voice to let their creativity shine
Women & Girls: Hanmer student takes on Parliament

Women & Girls: Hanmer student takes on Parliament

Émilie Denis-Plante said it was her dream to become a House of Commons page, encourages other youth to apply for program