Celebrate Island Women 2017: Second Annual Women's Network Fundraiser
Women's Network PEI Board of Directors is organizing the second annual fundraising event on November 13, 2017. This is an excellent opportunity for local businesses and individuals to show their support for Island women.
New Project Announced -- Sharing Leadership: Engaging all ages in the Women's Movement in PEI
Women's Network PEI among 2017 IWS Grant recipients
The 2017 PEI Interministerial Women’s Secretariat (IWS) Grants were announced this week at the PEI Legislature. Along with WNPEI, the grants went to six other organizations across PEI.
First Annual WNPEI Fundraiser a Great Success
Celebrate Island Women event gets a full house in support of Women's Network PEI
On November 16, the Board of Directors of Women’s Network PEI held its very first Celebrate Island Women fundraiser, bringing in an astonishing $15,000 for the non-profit organization.
Media Release: Irish Mythen to headline fundraiser in support of Women's Network PEI
Great entertainment, raffle prizes, live art and more!
Islanders have two weeks left to get their hands on tickets to Celebrate Island Women, a fun night of entertainment presented by Women’s Network PEI’s Board of Directors to raise funds for the non-profit organization.
Announcing Women's Economic Empowerment Project
Two programs now offered to Island women
Women's Network PEI is offering two programs for women under our newly designed project. Both programs are for women who are on EI, are working 20 hours a week or less, are on social assistance or have no income.
Program aims to get more women into traditional trades
The 12-week project is run by the Women's Network PEI
The 12-week project is run by the Women's Network PEI and is designed to increase the number of women in non-traditional trades and technology occupations in the province. Its overall goal is to move women from poverty to a sustainable livelihood.
Trade HERizons promotes trades and technology occupations to women
Workforce and Advanced Learning News Release
Women on Prince Edward Island who are unemployed or underemployed and have been seeking a new career opportunity, are gaining exposure to trades and industrial technology careers, says Minister of Workforce and Advanced Learning Richard Brown.
Trade HERizons program offers women skilled trades opportunity
Eight spaces available in January program
Check out CBC Radio's Laura Chapin interview with Sara Roach-Lewis, executive director at Women's Network PEI, and Tara Tierney, welder at Complete Fusion and Trade HERizons graduate in 2013, about women in trades and Trade HERizons 2016.
Vision, Fundraising & Theatre Night
Women's Network PEI counts on community support
Join WN PEI Board of Directors for an evening of theatre, inspiration and discussion in North Rustico. As we continue our efforts to improve the status of women in PEI, we need your ideas and visions to guide our future work.
Vision, Fundraising & Theatre Night a Success!
Sincere thanks to all participants
On June 4, WNPEI invited the community to take part in a special brainstorming session. The members of the audience were first treated to creative plays presented at the Watermark Theatre in North Rustico through the Canada 300 program.
Helping women enter trades and technology careers on PEI
by Gloria Welton, Employment Journey
Trade HERizons in Charlottetown has just completed work with a group of 19 women, helping them chose and build a successful career in trades or technology. Since 2010, almost 100 women have participated in the project.
Women's Network PEI struggling to obtain funding
The organization's executive director says more groups seeking funds from shrinking pot of money
CBC News Prince Edward Island, March 31, 2015 — A not-for-profit organization that works to strengthen and support the efforts of PEI women has about 80 per cent less staff than it did a year ago at this time.
Women's Network PEI marks 30th year
The big 3-0 was reason for celebration for Women's Network PEI in 2014
Founded in 1981 and incorporated in 1984, this non-profit social justice organization has survived, thrived and rolled with the times over the last three decades, despite major hurdles, such as cuts to core funding in the 1990s.