iSisters appoints a new Executive Director, Linda Milton Perreault. Read the press release.
We at iSisters were honoured that The Governor General of Canada, his Excellency The Right Honourable David Johnston mentioned iSisters Technology Mentoring in his Keynote Speech at the Community Foundation of Ottawa's 25th Anniversary event on November 19th, 2012.
Enjoy our latest video message
Our Spring Newsletter May 2012
iSisters is featured in the Community Foundation of Ottawa's 25th Anniversary Video.
iSisters has been awarded the TELUS 2011
Innovation Award for our Mobile Lab project!
TELUS Ottawa Community Board Chair, Arnie Vered and Shannon Gorman, Director Community Affairs present the Community Board Innovation Award to iSisters Board Member Carolyn Scott.
Our Summer Newsletter is here! August 2011
Accenture volunteers and iSisters staff unpack
and prepare the new laptops for the launch on
August 10th, 2011 of our Mobile Lab!
Funding support from the Ontario Trillium Foundation arrived. The funds will go toward the creation of a new Wordpress Website.
Read about our latest achievement:
iSisters and OCISO: A Partnership Story.
New funding support arrived from TELUS, The Community Foundation of Ottawa, The City of Ottawa and Accenture's Skills to Succeed program for a new project to be run in partnership with Operation Come Home, The Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa and Tewegan House.
Classes commenced at the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO) this month. Seventeen eager new students are registered to take our four-week course.
Read about our partnership with OCISO in the
iSisters launched the new version of our on-line elearning program, iTeachnology. It is now live and available to all to use!
Click here to access iTeachnology.ca
The Winter 2010 edition of our newsletter is here! December 2010
Funding renewal from The Leacross Foundation
The Leacross Foundation has offered its support and confidence to iSisters for a second year in a row. Thank-you to Roslyn Bern and the Leacross Foundation for sharing in our vision.
Tim Birch-Jones, project manager of iTeachnology, the iSisters elearning project was awarded with a United Way Community Builder award at our Annual General Meeting on Nov 2nd for his outstanding contribution to the iSisters community.
Tim Birch-Jones is awarded
the Community Builder Award by
United Way representative
iSisters has a new Executive Director
In April, iSisters was proud to accept the Conference Board of Canada's Global Best Award for Building Learning Communities.
Global Best Awards 2010
Carleton University Centre for Research and Education on Women and Work is pleased to announce the availability of new bursaries for the Management Development Program for Women (MDPW) for the 2010-11 academic year. This year, there will be 6 Leacross Foundation / R. Bern full bursaries valued at $7,500 each available to women working in the Technology sector, Trades, the Not-for-Profit sector, and Small Business Owners.
Zahide honoured as Community Builder
Read United Way Ottawa's Press Release which highlights Zahide's contributions. more...
Community Foundation of Ottawa
Ottawa Vital Signs Report 2009 released
See page 11 where our Zahide is profiled
Canadian Council on Learning
iSisters research report released
November 2009, New Funding Awarded from the Inukshuk Wireless Partnership to develop iTeachnology
November 2009, New Funding from the Leacross Foundation to fund a community liaison position at iSisters
November 2009, the Frank Cowan Foundation supports our work at Cornerstone Women's Shelter with another grant. The Frank Cowan Foundation has been supporting this program for three years.
iSisters staff members had the pleasure of spending a day learning HTML/CSS through the Ladies Learning Code Workshop on November 24th. They proved to us that learning code could be fun!
Many thanks to all who attended our AGM on
Patricia den Boer, Chair of our board was
honoured with a United Way Community Builder Award for her many years of service with iSisters.
The Ottawa Browncoats raised over $3,600 for iSisters at their annual Serenity film screening on Sunday, September 30th at the Mayfair Theatre! Our warmest thanks to all who attended!
Elation Centre Yoga has started a weekly Community Karma Yoga Class devoted to raising funds for iSisters and other charities. The class runs every Sunday starting Sept 16 -Dec 16th.
Begin 2 Believe's Volleyball Fundraiser for iSisters
on July 28th was a great success! Thank-you to
all the players and volunteers for such a fantastic day.
Our 10th Anniversary party on November 15th
was a great success!
Jolynn Sommervill, Executive Director
Patricia den Boer, Board Chair presents iSisters
Founder, Cathy Lewis with a gift for her years of
Sophal Paeng launches the website she
created while taking the iSisters Web 2.0 course
using our Mobile Lab at Tewegan House.
iSisters friends, supporters and champions enjoy
The cutting of the cake.
The Ottawa Browncoatts held a screening and fundraiser for iSisters on Sunday, October 2nd at the Mayfair Cinema. A fun and successful event it was!