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.


CATWAO Supports a Female Graduate Student through Bursary

CATWAO is offering a yearly bursary award to a deserving female student at a post-graduate level. The ward is administered by Office of the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs of Carleton University.

This award is possible thanks to the generosity and support of our members.