Events

Upcoming Events

Wednesday October 2nd, 2019 l Beautiful World Canada Breakfast

On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 we hope you will join us for a continental breakfast to learn more about the work of Beautiful World Canada and hear of the life of our special guest, Grace Acan. Grace was born in Uganda and in 1996, she was abducted along with 138 schoolgirls by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). These young girls were marched to South Sudan where they endured close to 9 years of forced labour, hardship and unspeakable violence at the hands of the rebels ...
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Past Events

Wednesday April 6, 2016 l Celebrating Endless Possibilities: 4th Annual Dinner

“Celebrating Endless Possibilities” will be the 4th annual dinner, taking place on April 6, 2016 at Toronto’s Berkley Church. This upcoming event in the spring is a very special event that should not be missed.  This year’s dinner speaker, Jennifer Nantale, has been Beautiful World's partner since the start of our programs and she a is leaders on the forefront of girls education in Uganda.  Beautiful World has raised $470,000 from previous dinners and have used these funds to provide life-changing scholarships to 350 students in some of Africa’s ...
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Thursday November 10, 2016 l Beautiful World’s 5th Anniversary: Featuring Barbara Coloroso

Help celebrate Beautiful World's 5th anniversary with Barbara Coloroso. Barbara is speaking about bullying and how raise self-disciplined, compassionate, responsible, resourceful, resilient children. Barbara Coloroso is an international bestselling author and for the past 38 years an internationally recognized speaker on parenting, teaching, school discipline, positive school climate, bullying, grieving, nonviolent conflict resolution and restorative justice. She has appeared on Oprah, CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN and NPR and has been featured in the New York Times, Time, U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and other national ...
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Monday April 3, 2017 l Movie Screening: Featuring the Real Queen of Katwe

Monday April 3, 2017 l Movie Screening: Featuring the Real Queen of Katwe

On Monday April 3rd, Beautiful World will be hosting a movie screening for Toronto high school youth and their educators and/or mentors. We will be hosting a special screening of the Disney film, The Queen of Katwe with the queen herself - Phiona Mutesi. Phiona grew up in the slums of Katwe in Uganda, and through a local sports outreach program learned to play chess while seeking a hot meal to eat. She has since become a national chess champion and candidate master. Her life story ...
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Tuesday April 4, 2017 l Make Your Move: 5th Annual Dinner featuring Phiona Mutesi

Beautiful World is hosting Phiona Mutesi, the real queen of Katwe and her coach, Robert Katende on Tuesday April 4, 2017. Phiona Mutesi went from living in the streets in the slums of Katwe to learning chess in a Sports Outreach missionary program. She then became one of Uganda’s top chess players, competing in international competitions. She is the 3ed best female player in Uganda and the 102end best in all of Africa. Phiona is a Candidate Master. She is the subject of dozens of ...
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Saturday April 8, 2017 l Children’s Chess Tournament with the Queen of Katwe

Beautiful World and Chess Institute of Canada are partnering to create a chess tournament for grades 1 through 8 with Phiona Mutesi, national chess champion from Uganda. We would like to invite you to join the fun at Branksome Hall on Saturday, April 8 th. Phiona Mutesi grew up in the slums of Katwe, Uganda, and her life story is portrayed in the recent Disney movie, Queen of Katwe, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last Fall. Seeking a meal to eat, Phiona would attend a ...
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