IWD 2020: Schedule

9:30am-5:30pm Know Better, Do Better:
An #IWD2020 Immersive Conference

9:30am Registration and networking (coffee & tea provided)

9:30am – 4:30pm Feminist Market in the CIGI Foyer (open to public)


10:15am Land Acknowledgement & Introductory Remarks | Mary Neil, emcee; CJ Perez & Stephanie Rozek, Marit Collective

10:30am We Know Better, But Are We Doing Better? Mona Mousa

10:50am Women Disrupted | Karen Schulman Dupuis 

11:10am Pobody’s Nerfect: Small Changes that Lead to Equitable Organizations | Samantha Estoesta

11:30am Breakout Workshops Session #1

Workshop A
Jack in the Box: Masculinity & Its Role in Advancing Gender Equity
Liz Pfisterer

Workshop B
Parenting: Raising Children and Ourselves
Hilary Diouf

Workshop C
It’s Not Enough to Be Pro-Choice: An Introduction to Reproductive Justice
Beth Murch

12:30pm Lunch break (catered boxed lunches available for advance purchase)


1:30pm Panel – Missed Opportunities: The State of Arts & Culture in Waterloo Region | Moderated by Glodeane Brown; panelists Isabel Cisterna, Lisa O’Connell, Pam Patel)

2:30pm Breakout Workshops Session #2

Workshop A
Disruption Is Not A Four-Letter Word
Karen Schulman Dupuis

Workshop B
Sex Workers Welcome: How to Support & Respect Workers in the Sex Industry
Jelena Vermilion

Workshop C
Tea & Tales
Coalition of Muslim Women of KW 

3:30pm Breakout Workshops Session #3

Workshop A
Lessons in Caregiving, Lessen the Burden
Jennifer Davis and Victoria Nicholas

Workshop B
Aligning Feminist Action and LGBTQ+ Allyship: A Novice’s Guide
Christopher Deutschman


4:30pm In the Web performance Marta Orlowska and Andrea Mauro

5:00pm Keynote Address: Be a Good Ancestor | Lori Campbell

5:20pm Closing Remarks


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