Power. Progress. Change.
3-6 June 2019 • Vancouver, Canada
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Tuesday 4 June

8:30 am - 10:00 am PST

The Power of Now: Taking stock of where we stand and what opportunities and challenges lie ahead

We first need to map where the world stands on gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women before we can chart a path forward. With evidence and data, optimism and realism, The Power of Now will apply a gender lens and explore progress…

Speakers
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Anna Rosling Rönnlund Isha Sesay Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka The Honourable Maryam Monsef Joannie Marlene Bewa Winnie Byanyima +2
Category
Plenary
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

The Power of Data and Accountability: Girls and women count, must be counted, and counted in

Reliable, timely, and gender disaggregated data collection and management are critical tools to help citizens and advocates hold governments accountable. Achieving progress for girls and women – and thereby all – is dependent upon accurate, gender…

Speakers
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary Julie Gichuru Alison Holder Hon Julia Gillard Dr. Ephraim Kisangala Gabriela Ramos Jayathma Wickramanayake +4
Category
Plenary
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

The Power of Agency: Changemakers on surviving and preventing gender-based violence

Girls and women are too often portrayed as victims, when they are in fact powerful agents of change. In this session, we will hear from survivors of gender-based violence and advocates working to create change in their communities and around the globe.…

Speakers
Nice Nailantei Leng’ete Redi Tlhabi Hadiqa Bashir Mohamed Sidibay Michael Kaufman Dr. Daniela Ligiero Hauwa
Category
Plenary
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

The Power of Money: Driving equitable economic growth by investing in women

The World Bank estimates that nations leave $160 trillion on the table when women don’t fully participate in national economies. The Power of Money will examine examples of investments in women’s financial inclusion, seed funding, patient capital,…

Speakers
Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe Raj Kumar Maria Cavalcanti Humphrey Nabimanya Theo Sowa Suzanne Biegel Dr. Gayathri Vasudevan +2
Category
Plenary
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm PST

The Power of Tech: How do we best harness technology for gender equality?

A growing body of evidence shows that technology has the potential to help close the global gender gap faster – but only if it is designed by and for women, and gets in the hands of women. Whether or not tech lives up to its promise to be a driver…

Speakers
Nick Oketch Melinda Gates Shivani Siroya Judith Spitz, Ph.D. Roya Mahboob
Category
Plenary

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