The IAAW provides a number of programs and services to promote the advancement of Aboriginal women in Alberta. Click below to learn more:

Financial Literacy

IAAW’s financial independence training addresses poverty in a cultural context by building skills and confidence in women and girls.

Esquao Youth Leadership Development

IAAW offers a youth leadership development program to build skills and confidence in young women aged 13-17 years old.

Esqua Awards

Since 1995, IAAW has coordinated a community recognition ceremony to honour the strength, resilience and beauty of First Nation, Metis and Inuit women in Alberta.

Transition Services

Assisting Aboriginal women in the move from correctional facility to new home by building skills and confidence.

Justice Initiatives

IAAW has extensive experience in collaborative action planning on reforms needed to improve outcomes for Aboriginal women accessing or involved in the justice system.

Safety in the City Project

Aboriginal women and youth will have an opportunity to work on activities that are designed to improve safety for themselves and for their community.

Indigenous Women’s Violence Prevention Program

Implement programs and services to address violence against Indigenous women through new program development, research and collaborative activities.