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Come learn how to use your VOTE for equality

Come join Women Transforming Cities on June 24!  A women-friendly forum is being held in Vancouver to bring together diverse women with civic leadership to share their experiences and inspiration. We will explore opportunities and barriers to women’s political participation in Vancouver and discuss issues facing women and girls that you want municipal candidates to address this

Before the Flood is a MUST WATCH on Netflix

Last night I watched this documentary: Before the Flood.  It changed me. Whats if every country decided today to simply use solar and wind power and no longer extract oil, gas and coal? It can be done. It MUST be done to save us and this planet.

By |March 16th, 2018|Categories: Ideas & Inspiration, Thought Leaders, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Before the Flood is a MUST WATCH on Netflix

MUST WATCH Ashley Judd’s TED talk

In 20 minutes Ashley Judd describes the horrors of online misogyny and asks men and particularly the tech industry to stop sexist behaviour (especially in creating violent misogynist games for boys). Immediately. As she says, online hateful word are HATE CRIMES against women and should be treated as such.  My question is: Where are the MOTHERS and

The nail in Hillary’s coffin was untrustworthiness!

This great article describes how I feel. A must read by Toronto lawyer Marie Henein. “It is the reaction to Ms. Clinton that shook me to my core – watching her struggle to be "relatable." To be cuddly. To assure the world that she was a good mom and grandma. To twist and contort herself out of shape. Her

By |November 14th, 2016|Categories: Gender, Glass Ceiling, Lawyers, Thought Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The nail in Hillary’s coffin was untrustworthiness!

Four money challenges women face

Here is a great article by my friend Karin Mizgala about why women have to take money seriously. Thanks Karin! Karin is also offering a day seminar for women on investing. It will be fantastic!

By |October 26th, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Events, Gender, Thought Leaders|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Four money challenges women face

Great campaign to get women 50/50 in power positions

This is nothing short of brilliant. I am going to try to talk Equal Voice Canada in doing a similar things.Women 50 50 The campaign for at least 50% representation of women in our Parliament, in our councils and on public boards