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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.

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
New boutique brings traditional Indian fashion to Guelph

New boutique brings traditional Indian fashion to Guelph

Gunit’s Boutique at 987 Gordon St. held it’s official opening on Oct. 22
Zonta Club of Guelph works to empower women in good times and bad

Zonta Club of Guelph works to empower women in good times and bad

Club takes on advocacy work locally and afar, as well as performing community service
Guelph Rotarian shares love of sewing with African communities in need

Guelph Rotarian shares love of sewing with African communities in need

As a member of the Rotary Club of Guelph, Luisa Del Rosario has been to Cameroon and Uganda at least half a dozen times
Local podcaster hopes to inspire by sharing personal entrepreneurial journeys

Local podcaster hopes to inspire by sharing personal entrepreneurial journeys

The podcast, 'How U Got Started' is go-to resource for those seeking motivation and insights from the personal journeys of successful entrepreneurs
Emma’s Toy Drive brings holiday spirit to kids and women in crisis

Emma’s Toy Drive brings holiday spirit to kids and women in crisis

In this Women and Girls feature, Emma’s Toy Drive gears up to collect toys and gifts to donate to the Women In Crisis Shelters of Guelph-Wellington County
Learn about astrobiology while celebrating women this March

Learn about astrobiology while celebrating women this March

In its first ever International Women's Day event, Royal City Science is partnering with the Guelph chapter of 500 Women Scientists to host event including a women-led talk on astrobiology
Guelph woman, 105, 'kind of feel like I’m getting old'

Guelph woman, 105, 'kind of feel like I’m getting old'

Guelph's Margaret MacIntosh will turn 105 on Friday
Guelph's women scientists share knowledge and experience

Guelph's women scientists share knowledge and experience

500 Women Scientists - Guelph Pod helps provide mentorship programs and events for 145 members across different science disciplines