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Ms. Farida Gabbani

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Board Member

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

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
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • I.M. Marsh College of Physical Education
  • Master of Arts
    St. Mary's University , Halifax
  • Master of Education
    St. Mary's University , Halifax
33 Total References
Web References
Farida Gabbani (Truro, ...
www.caaws.ca, 25 Mar 2014 [cached]
Farida Gabbani (Truro, NS)
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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 lead 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.
Sport Nova Scotia > About Us > Board of Directors
www.sportnovascotia.ca, 19 April 2014 [cached]
Farida Gabbani
The nomination was supported by ...
www.doctorsns.com, 12 June 2012 [cached]
The nomination was supported by Farida Gabbani, senior director of physical activity with Sport and Recreation Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness.
Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity- CAAWS
www.caaws.ca [cached]
Farida Gabbani, Senior Director, Nova Scotia Sport & Recreation, Office of Health Promotion, Truro, Nova Scotia
NSELC Spring 2004 Symposium
nselc.ednet.ns.ca, 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.
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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.
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