Calgary Italian Sportswomen's Dinner Association

About Us

The focus of our organization is to provide scholarships to young women of Italian heritage who have demonstrated excellence in athletics, academics, leadership, fine arts and volunteering. The scholarship recipients are then honored at a premier dinner event that​ allows us to shine the spotlight on the successful recipients and on our Italian culture. We are proud to provide financial assistance to some exceptional young women to assist them in pursuing their post-secondary educational goals.

Scholarship Application

Download and fill out the Calgary Italian Sportswomen's scholarship application below. Deadline is midnight, Wednesday May 22th, 2019

2019 Keynote Speaker | Teresa Spinelli

  • President of the Italian Centre Shop Ltd.
  • Has grown the business 8 times over since 2001. 
  • Made the business one of the 500 fastest growing companies in Canada. 
  • Awarded Canada’s Top 100 Women Entrepreneurs (10 years running), the People’s Choice Business Woman of the Year, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Allard Chair in Business at MacEwan University, just to name a few.
  • An active member of the community sitting on numerous boards and supporting many causes.


Past Award Recipients

Board of Directors

Teresina Bontorin

Leah Conforti

Dora Osterling​

Carmelina Riccio​

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