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Canadian Federation of University women

               Truro branch


IFUW now known as GWI


CFUW is affiliated with Graduate Women International, GWI, formerly known as IFUW, the International Federation of University Women.  GWI is an international network linking women graduates from all cultures, all fields of study, all professions and all generations.  It has 67 national affiliates and members are present in more than 120 countries. 

CFUW members are part of an international network of women working for change through their membership in GWI.




IFUW was renamed GWI (Graduate Women International) in 2015.

Celebrating 100 years

Linda Souter is the only Canadian who served as President of the CFUW 1985-1988, and President of the IFUW 1998-2001.  (Photo below)

CFUW Truro 1946 to 2018

As of August 31, 2018, it is with regret that our local chapter was dissolved.  There is an option of becoming a CFUW Member at Large.  CFUW will celebrate the 100th Anniversary in 2019 at the Fort Gary Hotel in Manitoba.