Come learn how to use your VOTE for equality

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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 coming election.

  • Shauna Sylvester and Wai Young, Mayoral candidates
  • Carrie Bercic, School Board Trustee
  • Diana Day, School Board Trustee candidate
  • Adrianne Carr and Melissa DeGenova, City Councillors
  • Niki Sharma, former Park Board Chairperson

The panel will be moderated by Ellen Woodsworth, Women Transforming Cities. Information gathered at this event will be used to inform this year’s Hot Pink Paper Campaign.

Date:  June 24, 2018; Time: 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm; Place: Community Hall at Adler University, 520 Seymour St, Vancouver. Register here.

About the Author:

Maureen F. Fitzgerald, PhD is a Gender Diversity Advisor, xLawyer and Author. She consults to corporations and governments on how to advance women and specifically attract, retain and promote women. Maureen is author of twelve books, including Occupy Women, Lean Out and Invite the Bully to Tea. She has a business degree (BComm) from the University of Alberta, a law degree (JD) from the University of Western Ontario, a master’s degree in law (LLM) with distinction from the London School of Economics and a doctorate degree (PhD) from the University of British Columbia.