Canadian and Turkish Women’s Association of Ottawa

Canadian and Turkish Women’s Association of Ottawa

"Bridging Cultures"

The principal object of CATWAO is to provide a platform for Canadian and Turkish women to promote a better understanding and appreciation of their respective cultures, thus fostering goodwill and working towards better integration in the multicultural community.


This objective will be achieved through a variety of activities in the fields of art, culture, literature, women’s issues, and other complementary events.


2017 / 2018

Wine & Food Pairing Workshop and  AGM

April 14th, 2018

March 8th, 2018, Celebration of International Women’s Day

Turkish Ambassador’s residence with the performance of popular melodies by Soprano Seda Sever Guvener and Pianist Val Wood.

Catwao 6. Bursary Fundraising Dinner

At Side Restaurant

February 4, 2018       

Upper Canada Village Trip - December 10th 2017

Ex-Board members meeting

November 9th, 2017, at Canal Ritz Restaurant,

Season Opening - 15 October 2017

Wine and Cheese Party

At Handan Tezel’s residence