Share This Profile
Share this profile on Facebook.
Link to this profile on LinkedIn.
Tweet this profile on Twitter.
Email a link to this profile.
See other services through which you can share this profile.
This profile was last updated on 12/25/14  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Board Member

Phone: (613) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Ontario , Canada
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport
801 King Edward Avenue
Ottawa , Ontario K1N 6N5

Company Description: CAAWS encourages girls and women to participate and lead in sports and physical activity. A not-for-profit organization, CAAWS offers a number of services, programs...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • I.M. Marsh College of Physical Education
  • Master of Arts
    St. Mary's University , Halifax
  • Master of Education
    St. Mary's University , Halifax
32 Total References
Web References
Board of Directors | Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity, 25 Dec 2014 [cached]
Farida Gabbani (Truro, NS)
Farida Gabbani recently retired as Senior Director, Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, where she tackled the issue of inactivity and focused on healthy lifestyles in the province. Farida has experience at the local, provincial and national levels, working in a wide range of aspects of education, health, sport, recreation and physical activity. Over the years, she has been both a member of and led various committees as well as served on various boards of directors discussing policy issues, including Sport Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation, Truro Sport Heritage Society and CAHPERD (presently PHE Canada). Well known across Canada, Farida's influence has spread well beyond our shores where she has delivered high quality workshops and developed various teaching strategies and curriculum with local teachers in both the Eastern Caribbean and Africa. Over the course of her career, she has been a tireless champion for equity and diversity including issues related to women and gender equity; she was the co-author of 3 gender equity teachers resources and served as CAHPERD's representative at the 2002 International and National Women in Sport Conferences. She was educated at the I.M. Marsh College of Physical Education in England and completed both a Master of Education and Master of Arts at St. Mary's University, Halifax, where she was awarded the Gold Medal for academic achievement. In her retirement, Farida is presently the interim Secretariat for the Intergovernmental Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation Committee (SPARC).
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity- CAAWS [cached]
Farida Gabbani, Senior Director, Nova Scotia Sport & Recreation, Office of Health Promotion, Truro, Nova Scotia
Board of Directors, 26 Jan 2005 [cached]
Farida Gabbani OHP-SRD Representative
NSELC Spring 2004 Symposium, 6 Feb 2005 [cached]
Farida Gabbani, Stephen Gallant and Sport Animators A report on the successes and challenges of the first year of the Sport Animator's program will be followed by a more in-depth explanation of programs that have increased access and offered opportunities to all students to learn how be more physically active whilst having fun and becoming healthier, physically, mentally and emotionally.
Farida Gabbani, Senior Director Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation Nova Scotia Department of Health Promotion and Protection.
Farida Gabbani has a long, distinguished career in the physical education field including being a teacher and professor for many years the provincial Physical and Health Education Consultant with the Department of Education, and curriculum consultant with the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board.She is currently the Senior Director responsible for the physical activity program unit within Nova Scotia Health Promotion.
Ms. Gabbani's volunteer portfolio is just as distinguished.She has been an executive council member of the CAHPERD Board, Past President of CAHPERD, a board member of NSSAF, Sport Nova Scotia, and the Truro Sport Heritage Society.She has coached many teams, refereed and has been and continues to be a fund raiser.
Conferences - 2004 Student Leadership Camp - Backgrounder, 11 July 2004 [cached]
Camp Director - Farida Gabbani
Farida is the quintessential physical educator.She has a passion for the subject and the profession that inspires all those with whom she comes into contact.Formerly a CAHPERD President (2000-2002), Farida has taken a role with the National Leadership Conference held in Jackson Gap, Alabama for the previous two years.She has brought much needed wisdom and a terrific sense of humour.
Other People with the name "Gabbani":
Other ZoomInfo Searches
Accelerate your business with the industry's most comprehensive profiles on business people and companies.
Find business contacts by city, industry and title. Our B2B directory has just-verified and in-depth profiles, plus the market's top tools for searching, targeting and tracking.
Atlanta | Boston | Chicago | Houston | Los Angeles | New York
Browse ZoomInfo's business people directory. Our professional profiles include verified contact information, biography, work history, affiliations and more.
Browse ZoomInfo's company directory. Our company profiles include corporate background information, detailed descriptions, and links to comprehensive employee profiles with verified contact information.