Chapter Event on October 13

Hello, valued chapter volunteers!

We are excited for you to join us for a weekend of connection and inspiration, as we unite for Afghan women’s and girls’ right to learn.  To kick off this weekend, we are looking forward to seeing you at our chapter event.

Chapter Event

Friday, October 13, 2023
12:00-3:00 PM

Hôtel Le Cantlie Suites

1110 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1G8

Note: This is a closed event for registered chapter members. 

If you are a chapter member and have not received registration/ticketing information, please contact


12:00 Welcome


12:05 Staff & Chapter “Speed Networking”

We have heard your requests to get to know all our staff! After so many changes in the past two years,  we are happy to introduce ourselves and get to know you better! This is also a chance to network with other chapter members and meet some new faces in the chapter community. 


12:20 Lunch served

Continue to meet and greet other chapter members and staff over lunch.


12:50 Introduction of Resettlement Program

Presentation and Q&A with Bashir Ahmad, CW4WAfghan’s Resettlement Case Coordinator. Learn about our new Safe Harbour Resettlement Program and how chapters can become involved in resettling Afghan families locally. 


13:05 Event Planning and Community Communication: Best Practices

Presentation by Kristin Ignacz, Community Engagement Manager 

This presentation will discuss chapter events and communications best practices, methods for maximizing engagement, and how we can help you make your event a success!


13:35 Media Training

Julie Marshall, CW4WAfghan Communications Consultant and former Communications Officer with the UN World Food Programme, will share how to best engage with the media for your events and advocacy. 


14:10 World Cafe Workshopping

Chapters will be invited to small group interactive dialogue followed by collective discussion to share diverse insights into some of your chapter’s greatest practices, tips, and ideas, to discuss challenges, and to look forward together to shape the future of our chapter network in Canada. 


15:00 Closing