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

6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Power of We: Women & Environment

Hosted by: Johnson & Johnson Climate change, environmental disasters, and pollution exacerbate gender-based health disparities, disproportionately affecting women who are often the most vulnerable, especially in low- and middle-income countries. This…

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Side Event
6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Born into Crisis: A Global Roadmap for Surviving the Day of Birth in Humanitarian Settings

Hosted by: WHO, UNICEF, Save the Children, HRH Princess Sarah Zeid The day of birth is the riskiest for women and their babies, with nearly half of maternal and newborn deaths and stillbirths taking place during this period. Many of these deaths are…

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Side Event
6:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Building Bridges: SRHR in UHC

Hosted by: KIT Royal Tropical Institute There is growing consensus that achieving UHC entails ensuring SRHR. The momentum around UHC demands more insights and evidence based arguments on why and how to integrate SRHR in UHC. This interactive session…

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6:15 am - 8:00 am PST

Investing in the Power of Nurse Leadership: What Will It Take?

Hosted by: IntraHealth International, Nursing Now 2020, Johnson & Johnson Women make up 70% of the total health and social care workforce and an even larger share of the nursing and midwifery profession, yet women only comprise 25% of health system leadership…

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Side Event
6:15 am - 8:00 am PST

Powering Change: United for Women's, Children's and Adolescents' Health

Hosted by: Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance; The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) This breakfast event, hosted by GAVI and PMNCH, explores new ideas for innovative and scalable approaches that empower the lives of women, girls and…

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Side Event
6:15 am - 8:00 am PST

What Difference Could a Global Movement of ‘Sisterpreneurs’ Make?

Hosted by: Cherie Blair Foundation for Women Can women’s entrepreneurship create a social revolution? Could a global movement remove the barriers women entrepreneurs face? Are networks the key to unlocking the transformative potential of entrepreneurship?…

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Side Event
6:45 am - 8:00 am PST

Young Women at Work: Breaking the Mold and Challenging Stereotypes

Hosted by: Mastercard Foundation This session moderated by Isha Sesay is an intimate, interactive, and informal conversation with the young women and men who are challenging gender norms in their chosen field. Our panelists will share their experiences…

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Side Event
7:00 am - 8:00 am PST

Dove Self-Esteem Project: How We Can Collectively Take Action on Body Confidence?

Hosted by: Dove Self-Esteem Project The Dove Self-Esteem Project in partnership with World Association of Girl Guides & Girl Scouts, UNICEF & Women Deliver invite you to join us and our youth delegates in raising the next generation of confident girls.…

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Side Event
7:30 am - 8:00 am PST

The Economic Impact of Having a Child Before Becoming an Adult: New Evidence and Expert Analysis

A preview of new evidence from the Population Council and Women Deliver

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7:30 am - 3:00 pm PST

Solutions Gallery

Visit the Solutions Gallery! With an environmentally-friendly digital poster format, you can browse posters by topic or author. Explore hundreds of solutions on diverse topics related to gender equality, with a special focus on advocacy.

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Special Event
8:00 am - 8:30 am PST

Wakeup Call

A look ahead at the day: The power of movements Host: Lori Adelman, Director of Youth Engagement, Women Deliver - Rega Jha, Former Editor-in-Chief, Buzzfeed India - Amina Evangelista Swanepoel, Founder, Roots of Health

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8:30 am - 10:00 am PST

The Power of Movements: What happens when many demand change

At the heart of global movements for progress lies the power of people joining together and the power of many demanding the same change. Movements have transformed lives, changed the world, and have powered real, sustainable progress. The Power of Movements…

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Barkha Dutt Ailbhe Smyth Zoleka Mandela Haldis Holst Tarana Burke Vanina Escales Tina Tchen +1
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Plenary
8:30 am - 9:00 am PST

News Watch

New evidence on the impact of the expanded global gag rule Host: Kgomotso Matsuyane, journalist, KAYA FM Guests: - Vanessa Rios, Program Officer, International Women’s Health Coalition - Jade Maina, Executive Director, Trust for Indigenous Culture…

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8:30 am - 9:30 am PST

Film Screenings: Women Entrepreneurs

Españomics (13:33) > Eight Latinas, from different backgrounds, share their overcoming stories while they send a message to the world, as we delve into the issues that affect the female Hispanic community in North America. What would you do to follow…

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Film
9:00 am - 9:30 am PST

On the Ground

Scenes and conversations from Culture Night

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9:30 am - 10:00 am PST

Candid Conversation

Host: Kgomotso Matsuyane, journalist, KAYA FM Guests: - Lucy Stackpool-Moore, Director of HIV Programmes and Advocacy at the International AIDS Society - Nelly Munyasia, Programs Manager, Reproductive Health Network Kenya

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9:30 am - 10:00 am PST

Film Screenings: Women and Sports

Reclaiming Identity: Stories from Grassroot Soccer Changemakers (11:25) > Four young women from South Africa tell their personal stories of reclaiming identity. This film includes four first-person digital shorts, written/directed/produced by the young…

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Film
10:00 am - 10:30 am PST

On the Ground

Conversations with attendees on the power of youth and movements

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10:00 am - 10:30 am PST

Film Screenings: Women Artivists

Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin Trailer (2:17) > Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin is a feature documentary that explores the remarkable life and legacy of the science fiction and fantasy writer Ursula K. Le Guin, who passed away in 2018. Produced with Le Guin’s…

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Film
10:15 am - 10:30 am PST

Youth Zone Reflections

Youth Zone attendees will circle back on Kickoff goals for WD2019.

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Youth Zone

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