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

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
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…

Speakers
Barkha Dutt Ailbhe Smyth Zoleka Mandela Haldis Holst Tarana Burke Vanina Escales Tina Tchen +1
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Plenary
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

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
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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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
10:00 am - 10:30 am PST

On the Ground

Conversations with attendees on the power of youth and movements

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10:15 am - 12:00 pm PST

Power Talks: Health

Moderated by: Yasmine Rouai, Associate Director, Global Health Policy, EMD Serono, Inc. 10:20 | Sona Shah, CEO and Co-founder, Neopenda > Sona Shah shares insights about being a female founder of an early-stage tech startup and highlights some of challenges…

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Power Stage
10:15 am - 11:00 am PST

Movement Leaders in Conversation

Speakers from The Power of Movements: "What happens when many demand change?" plenary speak to the media.

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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
10:30 am - 11:30 am PST

The Power of Youth: How young, intersectional feminists are changing the world!

Time to shake things up. In this session, young people from around the world will leverage the WD2019 plenary stage to explore the beauties, complexities, and challenges of being a young, intersectional, and globally oriented feminist advocate in…

Speakers
Rega Jha Aya Chebbi June Eric-Udorie Alencia Johnson Deneka Thomas Cleopatra Kambugu
Category
Plenary
10:30 am - 11:45 am PST

Youth Consultations: Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health through Research

Sponsored by: Girl Effect Interested in shaping research related to youth's sexual and reproductive health, digital technology, and advocacy? TEGA (Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors) is Girl Effect's girl-led insights research methodology. TEGAs are…

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Youth Zone
10:30 am - 3:00 pm PST

360° Films: Virtual Reality

This year, we are excited to introduce a new immersive component of the Film Festival – 360° films with the use of Virtual Reality headsets! Put yourself in the shoes of girls and women around the world. Featuring: The Vidya Vox Story - The Female…

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Film
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Power of Community: Advocates from The Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Region

Organized by: Hivos Hub Latin America, IPPF Western Hemisphere Region Power of Community sessions are semi-structured dialogues for various communities of practice, defined by geographical local of work, technical focus of work, and other identifying…

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Special Event
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Power of Community: Male Engagement Advocates

Organized by: Promundo Power of Community sessions are semi-structured dialogues for various communities of practice, defined by geographical local of work, technical focus of work, and other identifying characteristics. Self-select a community and dive…

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Special Event
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Power of Community: G7/G20 Advocates and Stakeholders

Organized by: W7, W20, G7 Global Task Force Power of Community sessions are semi-structured dialogues for various communities of practice, defined by geographical local of work, technical focus of work, and other identifying characteristics. Self-select…

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Special Event
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Power of Community: Advocates Fighting Child, Early, and Forced Marriage

Organized by: Girls Not Brides Power of Community sessions are semi-structured dialogues for various communities of practice, defined by geographical local of work, technical focus of work, and other identifying characteristics. Self-select a community…

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Special Event
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Power of Community: UHC Advocates and Stakeholders

Organized by: WHO Gender, Equity and Human Rights, and Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) Power of Community sessions are semi-structured dialogues for various communities of practice, defined by geographical local of work, technical…

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Special Event
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Power of Community: Advocates for The Rights of Older Women

Organized by: HelpAge International Power of Community sessions are semi-structured dialogues for various communities of practice, defined by geographical local of work, technical focus of work, and other identifying characteristics. Self-select a community…

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Special Event
10:30 am - 12:00 pm PST

Power of Community: Pan-African Gender Advocates

Organized by: African Union, The African Women’s Development and Communications Network (FEMNET) Power of Community sessions are semi-structured dialogues for various communities of practice, defined by geographical local of work, technical focus of…

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Special Event

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