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7:00 am

Change is possible: Next steps to BetterBirth globally

June 5 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Pan Pacific Vancouver, 300- 999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3B5 Canada

Join us as we share the findings, learnings and recommendations from the BetterBirth study, one of the world's largest maternal health studies. A panel discussion will follow with global health leaders innovating to improve quality of care and maternal/neonatal outcomes. Breakfast catering will be provided. With 300,000 women and infants, the BetterBirth Final Report (which […]

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9:30 am

A Future Fit for Girls and Women: Why the SDGs matter for Gender

June 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Harbour Green Park, 1199 W Cordova St
Vancouver, BC Canada
Free

About the session: Although Canada was one of 193 nations that signed on to the SDGs in 2015, it has been slow to develop a strategy for implementing the goals nationally. Communities across the country have a pivotal role in translating the SDG measurement framework (17 goals and 169 indicators) for the Canadian context. Policy […]

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10:00 am

Les jeunes pour l’égalité des genres / Youth for Gender Equality

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Steamworks – Harbour View Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

En français en dessous ------ For the past year, youth from around Canada have hosted in-depth Dialogues to spark candid conversations about the gender inequalities they face. Youth for Gender Equality (YGE) unites young people of all gender identities to have their say and put a spotlight on the issues that affect them the most. Youth […]

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Women’s Equity Strategy Exhibit

June 5 @ 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 5 @ 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

Deep Dives: Growing Strong Women

June 5 @ 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. Listen to a conversation on sports, leadership activities, and their impact on girls and women. LOCATION: Room 920, 9th Floor Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. In this session, host Wendy Long will lead […]

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11:30 am

Amplifying Youth Voice

Free

Hosted by Right To Play as part of the Longhouse Dialogues. Our program, the Promoting Life-skills in Aboriginal Youth program, works with Indigenous youth women directly. We will share in our session the importance of empowering and providing a space for young Indigenous women to share their voice in order to build more resilient communities […]

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Immigrants and Refugee Women

Free

Hosted by MOSAIC as part of the Longhouse Dialogues. This session will explore comparison between born Canadian Women and Refugees/ Immigrants Women. These women are not part of the Canadian Indigenous Women, but they may be an Indigenous of their countries of origin. The session will include some slide shows and Q & A.

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12:00 pm

Re-thinking Women’s Health: gender-based innovative science for integrated health systems

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Pl
Vancouver, British Columba V6C 3C1 Canada

Join us for an engaging session where we re-appraise the global community’s approach to addressing women’s health through a gendered lens. We will discuss critical women’s health issues with leaders in the field, such as cervical cancer, pre-eclampsia, quality of care and service delivery. We will dig deep into the need for evidence-based solutions and […]

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Marquee Noon Hour Session: Changing the Face of Leadership: You can’t be what you can’t see

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

Hear stories from women of many backgrounds who are daring to be the change they want to see in the world. 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, hear stories from women of many backgrounds who […]

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12:30 pm

Stop Online Misogyny

June 5 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Canada Pavilion, 375 Water Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5C6
Free

Online misogyny is a modern threat to women’s rights. It affects women of all ages, all backgrounds and all origins. It has many forms: sharing of personal information (doxxing), shaming, sharing intimate images, harassment, threats. But in the end, the goal is always the same: to make women silent, to prevent them from participating in […]

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1:30 pm

Developing Fearless Females through Sport

June 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

Olympian and via Sport VP Jennifer Heil leads a unique discussion focusing on how gender stereotypes limit girls' participation in sport. LOCATION: Rooms 919/920, 9th Floor Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. Jennifer Heil, Olympian and viaSport Vice President of Sport Development, leads a unique discussion focusing […]

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3:00 pm

Canadian Women in Global Health: Visibility, Representation, and Leadership

June 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Canada Pavilion, 375 Water Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5C6

The inaugural Canadian Women in Global Health (CWIGH) List has raised the profile of Canadian women who are making an impact, and sparked national dialogue on the persistent gender gaps in global health leadership. Building on this momentum, the Canadian Women in Global Health Working Group brings this discussion to Women Deliver 2019. Join us […]

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5:00 pm

Making the Connection: GBV and Nutrition Programming

June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Steamworks – Wine Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

A look at the role of nutrition organizations in the prevention and mitigation of gender-based violence We cannot end malnutrition without putting an end to gender inequalities and gender-based violence (GBV), as both causes and consequences of hunger. Acknowledging the very real effects of social norms that create and perpetuate gender inequalities, as well as […]

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Integrating Gender Equality in Climate Adaptation

June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel – Malaspina Room, 900 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5 Canada
Free

Roundtable on key gaps and opportunities from local to global The global narrative on adaptation is shifting to include a more holistic representation of risk and pathways to resilience, including acknowledgment of the roles of health and social equity. Gender is one of the key factors that determine vulnerability, response options, and resilience among populations […]

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5:30 pm

Women Deliver: Women Change Makers

June 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Vancouver Club, 915 W Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC Canada

Around the world, women are leaning in, lifting up and giving who they are to change the lives of others. Meet three remarkable women and hear their stories. Dr. Lois Nahirney, President and CEO, dnaPower, will host a fireside chat with Fazilah Bazari, founder of Active Cities program in Papua New Guinea which has transformed […]

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Women Deliver 2019 Culture Night

June 5 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Jack Poole Plaza Vancouver, BC
Free

From coast to coast to coast, Canadians are stepping up, speaking out, and celebrating Women Deliver — demonstrating their support for gender equality and the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women. Culture Night offers a chance for delegates from the Women Deliver 2019 Conference to meet the city of Vancouver; this free, outdoor […]

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6:00 pm

Everything She Wants to Be: Careers for Her Future

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Steamworks – Harbour View Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

During Women Deliver 2019, come be inspired by the career dreams of girls across Canada. More than five thousand girls answered Girl Guides of Canada’s call to share their dreams for their future career. Everything She Wants to Be: Careers for Her Future, is a celebration of these aspirations in an empowering gallery display from […]

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Réussites au féminin: pouvoir, progrès, changement

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Maison de la Francophonie, Studio 16 - 1555, 7th avenue W
Vancouver, BC V6J1S1 Canada
$5

Soirée de valorisation des succès des femmes de la province avec un panel de femmes aux parcours tous différents et inspirants.

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6:30 pm

Why Women’s Health Matters: A screening of Bending the Arc and Panel Discussion

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
UBC Robson Square, C.300 Auditorium, 800 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC V67 3B7 Canada
Free

Join Partners In Health for a reception and screening of the highly acclaimed documentary Bending the Arc, which follows Partners In Health and the work of extraordinary doctors and activists - including Paul Farmer, Jim Yong Kim, and Ophelia Dahl - whose work 30 years ago to save lives in a rural Haitian village grew […]

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7:00 pm

Developing Resilience for Adolescent Health

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Steamworks – Uber Lounge Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

Dialogue between faith-based organizations, inter-governmental and government institutions on adolescent health Young people are our future. Yet, across the globe, young people continue to face an array of critical health challenges involving nutrition/physical activity, communicable/non-communicable diseases, injuries/violence, mental health, and substance use. Join this very interactive dialogue on developing resilience to achieve optimal adolescent heath.

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7:30 pm

Brave, bold and feminist: The future of philanthropy

June 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street
Victoria, BC V8W 3M7
Free
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