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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

Best Talk by Reese Witherspoon

Here is an excerpt from Reese Witherspoon's talk of the year. "I think we are in a culture crisis in every field. In every industry, women are underrepresented and underpaid in leadership positions. Under 5 percent of CEOs of fortune 500 companies are women. Only 19 percent of Congress is women. No wonder we don't have the

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

Good gender diversity strategies on Parliament Hill

EQUAL VOICE RELEASE: Conservative MP Michelle Rempel’s article about everyday sexism on the Hill in last week’s National Post is another sobering reminder of a male-dominated workplace in which women who occupy positions of power are met with varying degrees of hostility and/or ignorance far too often. This is not unique to Parliament Hill. Gender-biased behaviour

By |May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Advancing Women, Gender, Glass Ceiling, Lawyers, Women Leaders|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Good gender diversity strategies on Parliament Hill

How to Attract More women to Politics

This is a great article on how to attract more women to politics. Here is an excerpt: "With the election of more women to Parliament than ever, and the appointment of a gender-equal cabinet, there has been a lot of discussion about why women are still under-represented in Canadian electoral politics. Despite the gains, women

By |March 3rd, 2016|Categories: Ideas & Inspiration|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to Attract More women to Politics