Women on Wednesdays: Being Inspired | The Ismaili Canada
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Women on Wednesdays: Being Inspired

5pm PT | 8pm ET
Open to Multi-faith
family members

Women on Wednesdays: Being Inspired


Feeling stressed or overwhelmed during these difficult times? Clinical counsellor, Dr. Saira Sabzaali, is offering a series of interactive workshops to support women in our community. Sessions will take place on a weekly basis as follows:

  • Session 37 - March 3: Being Inspired
  • Session 38 - March 10: Personal Growth
  • Session 39 - March 17: Values

Each workshop will be a live, interactive session offered via Zoom. They will be 1.5 hours in length, and will commence at 5pm PT | 6pm MT | 8pm ET.

Women of all ages, including multi-faith family members, are warmly invited to participate. In order to ensure confidentiality, sessions will not be recorded. All participants will need to attend the live sessions with their cameras on.

Registration must be completed each week. Registration for “Being Inspired” will open on Thursday, February 25 at 8am PT | 9am MT | 11am ET and will close one hour before the session. The Zoom link will be sent automatically via email as soon as you have registered. If you encounter any problems, please email bcwomen@iicanada.net

Download the resources for this week’s session below:


Alwaeza Dr. Saira Sabzaali works with adults from diverse cultural backgrounds who are looking for a new approach to mental health and want to incorporate their cultural values and spiritual beliefs into therapy. She specializes in depression, anxiety, and family harmony. Dr. Saira has delivered two TEDx talks and teaches in the Counselling Therapist Program at Stenberg College. She has served in various institutional capacities over the past 20 years, including leadership roles on the Education Board, Social Welfare Board, ITREB, Youth and Sports Board, and the Women’s Portfolio. She has also served for two terms as the National Member for Mental Health on the Aga Khan Health Board. Dr. Saira lives in Vancouver with her husband and two kids.

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