Federation Links

CFUW-Ottawa members are connected to other women in Canada and throughout the world - regionally, provincially, nationally and internationally

CFUW (Canadian Federation of University Women) is a non-partisan, voluntary, self-funded organization with almost 100 CFUW Clubs, located in every province across Canada. Since its founding in 1919, CFUW has been working to improve the status of women and to promote human rights, public education, social justice, and peace. Every year, CFUW and its Clubs award over $1 million to women to help them pursue post-secondary studies. CFUW also provides funding for library and creative arts awards. CFUW Clubs provide life-long learning opportunities and fellowship to its members. There are over 100 lecture series, 200 book clubs and 75 issues groups offered by CFUW Clubs. CFUW Clubs are involved in community outreach on such initiatives as working to prevent violence against women, child poverty, early learning and child care.

CFUW holds special consultative status with the United Nations (ECOSOC) and belongs to the Education Committee of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. CFUW regularly sends a delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. CFUW is the largest affiliate of Graduate Women International (GWI) which represents women worldwide.

For more information, go to:  Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW)

Graduate Women International

Graduate Women International (GWI), also founded in 1919, advocates for women’s rights, equality and empowerment through access to quality secondary and tertiary education, and training up to the highest levels. Its vision is 100% of girls and women in the world achieving education beyond primary school.

GWI has national affiliates in over 50 countries and individual members in more than 20 others. Members can become involved in international advocacy and grant programs and learn how to become part of an international network of women working for change.

For more information, go toGraduate Women International  (GWI)

CFUW Ontario Council 

Formed in 1978, CFUW Ontario Council is a voluntary, self-funded, non-profit organization governed by a 13 member Executive Board. It is affiliated with the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) and Graduate Women International (GWI). Its members seek to improve public policy in education, the status of women and girls, environment, human right, peace, and justice. 

For more information, go toCanadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Ontario Council


CFUW Ontario East


Regional Director: Anne Cordon  Email: anne.cordon@gmail.com


   1.    CFUW Belleville & District       Email: cfuwbelleville@gmail,com

   2.    CFUW Cornwall & District       Email: cornwallcfuw2020@gmail.com

   3.    CFUW Kanata                            Email: cfuwkanata.publicity@gmail.com 

   4.    CFUW Kingston                    Email: cfuwkingston@gmail.com

   5.    CFUW Nepean                      Email: cfuwnepean91@gmail.com

   6.    CFUW Ottawa                            Email: cfuw-ottawa@cfuw-ottawa.org

   7.    CFUW Perth & District              Email: cfuwperthanddistrict@gmail.com

   8.    CFUW Peterborough               Email: cfuwpeterborough@gmail.com

   9.    CFUW Renfrew & District         Email: stevens.tracey@gmail.com



Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software
})(); } catch(err) {}