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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 AFYA Medical Spa Guelph as part of our Community Leaders Program.

Spring Fever Pitch supports women's mental heath at Homewood Research Institute

Spring Fever Pitch supports women's mental heath at Homewood Research Institute

The second annual Spring Social and Fever Pitch Competition helps to raise funds for HRI's women's mental health and depression research program
Former Bishop Mac student is University of Guelph’s first McCall MacBain Scholar

Former Bishop Mac student is University of Guelph’s first McCall MacBain Scholar

As the first McCall MacBain Scholar from Guelph, Madison Hughes will begin a fully funded course-based master’s program in public health this fall at McGill University in Montreal
New Homewood research chair hopes to close gaps in women’s mental health

New Homewood research chair hopes to close gaps in women’s mental health

Dr. Benicio Frey says the biological changes associated with women’s reproductive phases are an important, but largely unexplored dimension of women’s mental health
Breast cancer survivor Andrea Munk opens Cedar Lily Bra Boutique

Breast cancer survivor Andrea Munk opens Cedar Lily Bra Boutique

Operating out of various locations over the past 10 years, Andrea Munk says her new 'Cedar Lily Bra Boutique' at 25 Suffolk St. E. offers a warm and welcoming space
Homewood launches women-only trauma program

Homewood launches women-only trauma program

Women’s Trauma & Concurrent program is one of the first of its kind in Canada, offering intensive clinical treatment tailored specifically for women with complex trauma
Guelph veterinarian bringing the laughs to inclusive stand-up show

Guelph veterinarian bringing the laughs to inclusive stand-up show

Dr. Sarah Boston is co-producing The Women's Monthly stand-up comedy show at the Guelph artBar
Guelph Chamber of Commerce women’s luncheon continues to inspire

Guelph Chamber of Commerce women’s luncheon continues to inspire

Marva Wisdom was the keynote speaker at the Guelph Chamber of Commerce Inspiration Women's Luncheon at on Tuesday
Skills Ontario event inspires more women to explore skilled trades

Skills Ontario event inspires more women to explore skilled trades

Students in grades 11 and 12 met with skilled trade employers and to learn about various training and employment opportunities
U of G’s gender equity in sport campaign reaches $2.5M goal

U of G’s gender equity in sport campaign reaches $2.5M goal

Scholarship program has supported 550 student-athletes, raised inequality awareness
Grassroots relief project helps parents in need access diapers

Grassroots relief project helps parents in need access diapers

The Guelph Diaper Relief Project was launched by a Guelph mom in October as a way for parents to access free diapers when they’re in a pinch