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8:00 am

Innovative Finance: Lessons Learned and Opportunities

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Steamworks – Wine Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

This panel discussion and networking event will bring together key players from the development, innovation & investment communities. You're invited to join us as we explore: How Canadian public, private, and non-profit organizations can join forces to leverage innovative finance tools that deliver positive outcomes for both the host communities and investors Best practices and […]

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BC Women’s Economic Empowerment Breakfast

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Steamworks – Uber Lounge Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

Dress for Success Vancouver and Minerva BC are co-hosting a Women’s Economic Inclusion Roundtable for BC based civil society organizations - representing and serving the full continuum of women’s economic empowerment efforts - coming together with policy leaders from federal, provincial and municipal governments to share what we know; from frontline, to upstream best practices. […]

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10:00 am

Women’s Equity Strategy Exhibit

June 6 @ 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 6 @ 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

Perspectives on Care: Growing up in Alternative Care in Canada and Abroad

June 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Canada Pavilion, 375 Water Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 5C6
Free

Join us on June 6, 2019, at the Canada Pavilion for a dynamic discussion on the situation facing young women as they transition out of alternative care in Canada and around the world. Hear from leading national and international child protection practitioners, as well as a panel of youth advocates who will speak to their […]

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Deep Dives: Women Designing Cities

June 6 @ 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 three extraordinary women. Hear a conversation on designing cities with Simone Cavanaugh, an advocate for human rights and people with disabilities, and with Jennifer Marshall, principal at Urban Arts Architecture, and third with Kaela Schramm, Director of Projects + Planning at M'akola Development. LOCATION: Room […]

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11:50 am

Marquee Noon Hour Session: What does a Safer City mean to me?

June 6 @ 11:50 am - 2:15 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

Hear from Vancouver storytellers on what makes a safe city, and open your eyes to how people experience the same city in different ways. Community leaders share what a safer city means to them. Leave with your hearts open to how people experience the same city differently. LOCATION: Alice MacKay Room, Subground Part of the […]

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12:30 pm

Closing the Access Gap: Services for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence in emergencies

June 6 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Steamworks – Harbour View Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

While the importance of providing a full spectrum of sexual and reproductive care in emergency is increasingly recognized internationally and incorporated into policies, barriers to accessibility remain extremely high for survivors of gender-based violence. Humanitarian and medical practitioners find that the lack of availability of relevant quality drugs, heavy stigma and restrictive legal frameworks still […]

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1:30 pm

Walking Tour: Downtown Vancouver through a Gender Lens

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

Join Vancouver Urbanarium Society’s Alicia Medina Laddaga and Scot Hein for a urban walk and talk, examining the spaces and places in older Vancouver through a gender lens. LOCATION: Meet in Promenade Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. Scot Hein and Alicia Medina Laddaga will co-lead an […]

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3:00 pm

Activate Women Deliver: Turning Ideas into Action

June 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Steamworks – Uber Lounge Room, 375 Water St.
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Free

Across Canada and globally, young people are driving change within their schools, communities, cities, and countries. They’re creating new organizations, new approaches, and new tools for addressing the complex problems facing the world today. As participants at Women Deliver, these young people will develop ideas that will propel them further to drive change in their […]

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5:00 pm

Friends of WUSC at Women Deliver

June 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lions Pub, 888 West Cordova Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0A7 Canada
Free

Join us for a special gathering in Vancouver for friends and partners of World University Service of Canada (WUSC). While Women Deliver offers a chance to engage with our global partners, we would like to provide an opportunity for our local partners and supporters to learn about our new initiatives and to strengthen connections between […]

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6:30 pm

Developing a Woman Friendly City

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1 Canada
Free

Join host Ellen Woodsworth of Women Transforming Cities as she leads a panel discussion on what a woman-friendly city looks like, and how we can make it a reality. LOCATION: Alma Van Dusen and Peter Kaye Room, Subground Part of the Women Deliver Satellite Sessions , presented by the City of Vancouver. Join host Ellen […]

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