At CanWaCH, we believe that young people are not only the leaders of tomorrow but the leaders of today. Are you a student or young professional interested in global health and gender equality? Then, this is the place for you! Explore recent global health news, upcoming events, career and volunteer opportunities that are tailored to youth.
International Development Week
This year’s International Development Week theme is “Go for the Goals”. Referring to the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this theme illustrates the idea of moving forward in a collaborative and positive way toward a better world. Celebrate International Development Week (IDW) by participating in activities organized across the country. #GoForTheGoals
Save the Date! The CanWaCH Global Health Impact Expo + Exchange!
On April 28-29, 2020, join us at the scenic 50 Sussex Events in Ottawa for a one-of-a-kind event to advance and showcase Canada’s innovative leadership in global health and gender equality.
5 ways to upgrade your feminism in 2020
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5 Ways Volunteering Can Enhance Your Job Search
A free webinar hosted by Charity Village on Thursday, January 30 at 1pm ET / 10am PT
Job hunting can be challenging in today's market and applicants need every edge they can get. Volunteering is a great way to gain crucial experience, build transferable skills, network and cultivate references, and hone your approach to job applications. Discover how to search for and apply to volunteer positions and what to expect along the way!
|Grand Challenges Canada||2020 Summer Student Program||Post-secondary students||January 24, 2020|
|Aga Khan Foundation Canada||International Youth Fellow||30 years old or younger||January 31, 2020|
|Blog Writing Competition||High school students (16-to-19 years-old)||February 10th, 2020|
|CanWaCH||2020 CanWaCH Awards: Rising Star Award||Young professionals||February 28, 2020|
|Health xChange||Call for Presenters||Research led by youth or done in meaningful collaboration with youth||February 28, 2020|
|Grand Challenges Canada||Finance Co-op Student||Post-secondary students|
|World Economic Forum||Mental Health Survey||15 to 25 years old|
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