Social Belonging

  • November 2, 2019

Everyone wants to belong. To have a group of friends who understands them, a community that they feel they contribute to and are a part of. Luckily, I was able to find community through my sport, rugby. My sense of…

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Role Models: You can’t be what you can’t see

  • October 13, 2019

We always have a number of options when it comes to our encounters with each other. We can celebrate each other and enjoy other athletes. By encouraging ourselves and others to appreciate role models, we can become that encouragement ourselves.  All of the things…

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If You Can’t See it, BE IT.

  • September 28, 2019

This week is coaches week! To celebrate, we chatted with our very own Gabriela Estrada. She is a key member of our core Fast and Female team. When she isn't working on event coordination, program development, and research, Gaby is…

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Believe, Breathe and Keep It Fun

  • September 23, 2019

Ambassador Spotlight: Catharine Pendrel and Haley Smith Haley Smith and Catharine Pendrel are long-time Fast and Female Ambassadors who have volunteered countless hours to empower girls across Canada. They are about to race their mountain bikes in a 4-day stage race in…

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Health: Body, Mind & Heart

  • August 20, 2019

We asked Fast and Female Ambassador and Team Canada Squash player Samatha Cornett to go back on her 2019 PanAm Game experience and let us in on her secret to success.  "The Pan Am Games. An event that is one…

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Social Change – Equality

  • June 19, 2019

We wake up and start most days the same way: eating a hearty breakfast; drinking coffee; brushing our teeth; getting ready for the day. Soon after we head out for a training session on the field, to the gym, or…

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Spread the Love

  • June 19, 2019

Spread the Love is at the heart of both my athletic career and my daily life. I have been involved in sport since I was a child and over the years there were moments when I really enjoyed what I…

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Empowerment

  • June 19, 2019

The theme “Empowerment” has so much meaning to me, because I believe there is a unique and much-needed leader in all of us! Being confident and loving who you are is when you are at your most powerful, and I…

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