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8:00 am

New Power Investing: To create and practice a new kind of investment system by which everyone benefits

June 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Steamworks – Uber Lounge Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

What if you could invest in ways that rocket fuels the way to gender equity and flourishing for all globally--and provides competitive returns along the way for use of excess capital? Many predicted investors would clearly jump at the chance. But they're not. So what's holding us back? At Marigold, we’re focused on changing the […]

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9:30 am

Inter-Generational Dialogue: What Activism Can Look Like

June 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Harbour Green Park, 1199 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
Free

About the session: An inter-generational dialogue between young activists and veteran activists will provide a space for exchange of ideas and thoughtful information sharing. Youth activists, from the Canadian Council of Young Feminists, will share the work they are doing in their communities. Members of the Canadian Association of Feminist Parliamentarians will respond to the […]

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9:45 am

The Gender 7: Women Make the News

June 4 @ 9:45 am - 11:30 am
Downtown Vancouver BC Canada
Free

Featuring Melinda Gates, Dr. Joannie Marlene Bewa, Katja Iversen, Angela Marie McDougall, Gayle Smith and more special guests to be announced. Ever wondered what the world would be like if the G7 was all women? The ONE Campaign is proud to introduce the Gender 7 - seven extraordinary influential women leading the fight for gender […]

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10:00 am

Women’s Equity Strategy Exhibit

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 6, 2019

Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

Let's build a Vancouver that works for all women. Learn about the Women's Equity Strategy, the City's roadmap to making Vancouver more equitable for girls and women. Daily, 10am to 9pm Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, 350 W Georgia St, 8th floor exhibition space

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Designing Cities Art Exhibit

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until June 21, 2019

Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

Vancouver’s first Engineering Artist in Residence Germaine Koh has curated an exhibition documenting the work of two dozen female-identified artists working in, on, about, and around urban space. Focused especially on artwork that impacts the built environment, public space, community, and collective practices, these Vancouver-based artists use their work to reframe the public realm. The […]

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10:30 am

Inclusive sexual and reproductive health and rights: Leaving no women and girls behind

June 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Canada Pavilion, 375 Water Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5C6
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Free

In spite of the SDG's call to 'Leave No One Behind', many women and girls face significant barriers in accessing SRHR information and services and their rights continue to be overlooked. Data is not always disaggregated and is often scattered. As a result, advocacy and programming initiatives end up excluding some of the most vulnerable […]

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Empowering Rural Women Using BornFyne Mobile App

June 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Steamworks – Wine Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

The second in a series of three BornFyne Satellite Events will be a workshop in Vancouver focused on demonstrating the features of the mobile application and how it works. The workshop will also address how mobile phones and e-vouchers empower rural women, how literacy gaps can be bridged using graphics and audio messages, and how […]

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Deep Dives: Talking about Reconciliation and Decolonization

June 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

Deep Dives pulls you up close for in-depth conversations with two extraordinary women. An engaging conversation with local Indigenous women dreaming big about building better relations and working towards decolonized futures in Canada. LOCATION: Room 920, 9th Floor Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. In this session, […]

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12:00 pm

Key Change Makers: Women Driving Change

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Pl
Vancouver, British Columba V6C 3C1 Canada
Free

Join us for an inspiring discussion with UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angelique Kidjo and other influential women, who are working to drive change, through the empowerment of themselves and others. Hearing personal stories from different perspectives, we will examine the shift that happens when we collaborate for change, and the ripple effect that is created across […]

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Marquee Noon Hour Session: Making the News: Gender and Diversity in Journalism

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

The Marquee Noon Hour Series invites you to thought-provoking discussions on issues shaping the world for women and girls. LOCATION: Alma Van Dusen and Peter Kaye Room, Subground Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. In this session, Vancouver's women journalists will examine how the stories of our […]

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12:30 pm

When I grow up, I’m going to be… Toward an inclusive education for girls around the world

June 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Steamworks – Wine Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

When I grow up, I'm going to be... Toward an inclusive education for girls around the world Hosted by The NOLA Project Website http://nolaproject.org Instagram @nolaprojectorg

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

June 4 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Steamworks – Uber Lounge Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

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 […]

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1:30 pm

League: Special Workshop with Germaine Koh

June 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

This workshop led by Vancouver’s Engineering Artist in Residence Germaine Koh is an extension of her “League” project. LOCATION: Room 919, 9th Floor Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. Play and creativity are related forms of problem-solving. Through play, humans learn social, strategic and motor skills, and […]

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Learning to Lead

Free

Hosted by Minerva BC as part of the Longhouse Dialogues. We have a generation of girls who want to change the world – they have ambition and optimism and they are inspired to take their place at the table. At the same time, research reveals that gender biases, stereotyping and inequality will continue to be […]

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3:00 pm

Pour une justice climatique féministe/ Feminist Climate Justice

June 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Steamworks – Uber Lounge Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

★✯✮ Feminist Approach to Climate Justice - Pour une justice climatique féministe ✮✯★ **English follows** Date: mardi 4 juin Heure: 15h-16h30 Lieu : Salle Uber, Steamworks 375 Water St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1B8 Le Inter-Council Network / Réseau de coordination des conseils, en collaboration avec l'Association québécoise des organismes de coopération internationale (AQOCI) et le […]

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Workshop: Haisla Collins

June 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

Join artist Haisla Collins in a drawing workshop focused on resilience through explorations of animals in Pacific Northwest coastal art. LOCATION: Room 916 or 910, 9th Floor Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. Haisla Collins, contemporary Indigenous artist, will guide people through a discussion of northwest coast […]

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4:00 pm

Investing in Women and Girls

June 4 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Centre for Social Innovation, 192 Spadina Ave
Toronto, ON M5T 2C2 Canada
Free

The Women Deliver 2019 Conference is happening in Vancouver and will be the world's largest conference on gender equality, and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women. Oikocredit Canada, the Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC) and Cuso International are pleased to invite you to Investing in Women and Girls, a Women Deliver […]

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4:30 pm

Red Women Rising: Indigenous Women Survivors in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

June 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

A special conversation with two of the women behind the report Red Women Rising: Indigenous Women Survivors in Vancouver DTES. LOCATION: Room 916, 9th Floor Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. Join us for this special conversation where we will hear directly from one of the authors […]

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5:00 pm

PRE-EMPT Reception: Celebrate achievements and plans for the future

June 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Pl
Vancouver, British Columba V6C 3C1 Canada

The PRE-EMPT (Pregnancy, Evidence, Monitoring, Partnerships and Treatment) team looks forward to hosting friends and colleagues to celebrate the many achievements over the last 8 years and to discuss exciting plans for the future. We will be providing light snacks and drinks for attendees. If you are interested in attending please contact the team at […]

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5:45 pm

Sharing our Stories: Resilient Women, Resilient Communities

June 4 @ 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

How do women support resilience in our communities in the face of climate change and disasters? Five diverse women share their experiences. LOCATION: Montalbano Family Theatre, 8th Floor (Overflow Rooms 919/920) Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. Moderated by Veronika Bylicki of City Hive, Chepximiya Siyam’ Chief […]

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6:00 pm

Power Up! Six Ways to Fuel Happy, Healthy Children

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canada Pavilion, 375 Water Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5C6
Free

Join WaterAid Canada, Right To Play and RESULTS Canada for a fun and interactive evening of games, dance performances, healthy snacks and fun interactive displays in celebration of the power of children and youth. There will be six fuel up stations focused around children's nutrition, WASH, mental health, advocacy, movement and education, as well as […]

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Women on the Move

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mew
Vancouver, BC V6C 2T1 Canada
Free

Please join us for an evening celebrating women from our diverse communities through sport, arts, community building and performance. The Vancouver Park Board welcomes you to this event at the Roundhouse Community Centre celebrating women to coincide with the Women Deliver 2019 Conference. The Witching Hours – Book Launch 6:00 PM – Exhibition Hall Celebrate […]

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Stigma. Choice. Change: Women in their diversity speak out

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Steamworks – Wine Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

Join women on the frontline of the HIV response for an intimate dialogue between activists representing marginalised women from Canada, Ukraine, Zimbabwe and beyond. Women face discrimination daily, but those who are also marginalised due to sexual orientation, gender identity, HIV status, being a young person, drug use or because they sell sex are left […]

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6:30 pm

The National Youth Debate: Leadership for a Sustainable Future

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UBC Robson Square, C.300 Auditorium, 800 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC V67 3B7 Canada
Free

The National Youth Debate: Leadership for a Sustainable Future is a federal pre-election debate on the political leadership required for a sustainable and prosperous Canada, using the UN Sustainable Development Goals as an orienting framework. The youth debate provides a unique and innovative opportunity in electoral engagement by giving young political leaders centre stage to […]

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Santé des femmes: enjeux croisés de santé et de genre

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Alliance Française, 6161 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC V5Z 3B2 Canada
$5

Conversations avec des professionnelles de la santé autour de thématiques comme la prise en compte du genre dans le parcours de soin, la santé mentale des femmes et les spécificités de la santé des femmes.

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