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Women’s Empowerment, from Local to Global: Powered by Pecha Kucha

June 4, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Join ONE and leaders at the front lines of the fight for women’s empowerment for an engaging series of presentations and Q&A.

About this Event

Around the world, ONE fights for justice and dignity of those living in extreme poverty and 2019 is filled with key opportunities for Canada to lead by doing its fair share on gender equality.

Join ONE and leaders at the front lines of this fight for an engaging series of presentations and Q&A using the fast-paced Pecha Kucha presentation style that uses 20 slides that auto-advance every 20-seconds.

Confirmed speakers include

  • Dr. Priya Bala-Miller, Canadian International Resources and Development Institute (located within UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs)
  • Junie Désil, Haitian-Canadian poet
  • Loyce Maturu, Global Fund Advocates Network
  • Leslie Varley, MBA, Executive Director, BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres
  • Françoise Kpeglo Moudouthe, Founder of the feminist blog Eyala
  • More TBA

This event is co-hosted by:

ONE is a global movement campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030 so that everyone, everywhere can lead a life of dignity and opportunity.

The Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health(CanWaCH) is a proud membership of more than 100 non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academic institutions, health professional associations and individuals partnering to improve health outcomes for women and children in more than 1,000 communities worldwide.

Women Deliver 2019 Mobilization Canada is seizing upon the global spotlight and momentum that the Women Deliver Conference provides. We engage with average citizens across Canada to improve our country’s leadership on gender equality and to generate increased investment in the health, rights and wellbeing of women and girls.

Photo Release

By registering to this event, you grant ONE, CanWaCH and the Women Deliver Mobilization permission to use photos, audio or video or recording of the event on social media, blog posts, news releases and all other communications. For further information or assistance, please contact info@CanWaCH.ca.


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