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

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PST

Power Talks: Insights

Moderated by: Jill Sheffield, Founder and Former President, Women Deliver 12:15 | Vasfije Krasniqi-Goodman, Activist > Last year, Vasfije Krasniqi-Goodman became the first woman to speak publicly about being raped during the Kosovo war – which led…

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Power Stage
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST

PANEL: Responsible Storytelling

How are filmmakers changing harmful narratives of women and girls? Hear directly from filmmakers who have integrated local communities in their storytelling practices, hired gender-equitable film crews, and promoted diversity and inclusion in their creative…

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Film
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm PST

The Gendered Experience of Youth Leadership in SRHR: Addressing the Disequilibrium

Organized by: The YIELD Project, guided by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, The Summit Foundation, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation Young women and young men have radically different experiences…

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Esther Tahir Heran Abebe Tadesse Sarah Soysa Umba Zalira Jennifer Catino
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Concurrent
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm PST

AmplifyChange Live! @ Women Deliver 2019

Organized by: AmplifyChange AmplifyChange is running a live grant-making session to support movement building for sexual and reproductive health and rights. Fiveshort-listed applicants will share their project on stage, take questions, and receive feedback.…

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Susan Atuhura Flavia Kyomukama Edith Esinam Asamani Bridget Okeke Blessing Timidi Digha Chioma Ike Habiba Mohamed
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Concurrent
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm PST

Face to Face

An interview with legendary singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo with Host Femi Oke

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12:15 pm - 1:15 pm PST

Lunch Performance

During the last lunch hour of the conference, Youth Zone attendees can enjoy a live performance from a special guest.

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Youth Zone
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm PST

Candid Conversation: Building a feminist approach to humanitarian aid

Host, Marcy Hersh, Senior Manager, Humanitarian Advocacy, Women Deliver Cecilia Chami, Program Director, Lebanon Family Planning Association for Development and Family Empowerment Juliet Whitley, Policy Adviser, UK Department for International Development

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1:00 pm - 1:30 pm PST

Film Screenings: Women and Innovation

Unladylike 2020 (8:00) > UNLADYLIKE2020 is an innovative multimedia series featuring extraordinary, unsung women from the turn of the 20th century, launching in 2020 in honor of the 100th anniversary of American women's suffrage. With a television broadcast…

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Film
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm PST

Candid Conversation with Young People

Host: Kumba Kpakima Sky News Guests: Women Deliver Young Leaders

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1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Indigenous Women, Power, and Politics

Organized by: Inuit Circumpolar Council, Native Women's Association of Canada, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples In every region of the world, Indigenous peoples are pressured by powerful economic and political forces. They face human rights abuses,…

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Dalee Sambo Dorough Dr. Mariam Wallet Aboubakrine Minnie Degawan Ruihana	Paenga BsocSci, PTH, J.P Silvestra Melania Canales Poma
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm PST

Power Talks: SRHR

Moderated by: Beth Schlachter, Executive Director, FP2020 1:35 | Anastasia Holoboff, Senior Legal Advisor, Women Enabled International > Worldwide, girls and women with disabilities are regularly excluded from essential services to address gender-based…

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Power Stage
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Ending the Drudgery: Balancing the Burden of Unpaid Work

Organized by: Data2X, International Labour Organization, Oxfam Canada, International Development Research Centre Women everywhere balance unpaid work and caregiving responsibilities along with paid work. This session will explore how global commitments…

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Katja Freiwald Sonia Lazlo Emily Courey Pryor María Padilla-Romo Thalia Kidder
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Innovative Ideas: A Think-a-Thon

Organized by: Advocates for Youth, AfriYAN, World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts This session will take the form of a think-a-thon to support the development of innovations and entrepreneurship by young people. ‘It’s always been done…

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Estefani Troisi Benitez Samjhana Khanal Diana Puente Jonathan Gunthorp
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm PST

Film Screenings: Feminism

Not Yet Satisfied (14:00) > Not Yet Satisfied is a short documetary film following journalist Eliza Anyangwe as she travels to Accra and Johannesburg to meet feminists who are opening up space for conversations about sex and sexuality. Despite religious…

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Film
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Farewell Friends! Youth Zone Send-Off

It’s so hard to say goodbye! Join us to close out a fantastic Youth Zone experience before the launch of the closing plenary.

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Youth Zone
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

A Humanitarian System by Women, for Women: The Essential Role of Women-Focused CSOs

Organized by: Family Planning 2020, Inter-Agency Working Group on Reproductive Health in Crises, NGO Working Group on Women Peace and Security, Oxfam, UNFPA, Women Deliver The most valuable players in humanitarian action—women-focused civil society…

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Charo Mina-Rojas Angelina Jial  Wesal Abdullah Sittie Nur Dayhanna Saruang Mohamad
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

No Women, No Peace!

Organized by: National Democratic Institute, Plan International, Women Political Leaders Nothing about us, without us! Female leaders bring critical insights to international, national, and local peace processes. This session will focus on how women…

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Alain Délétroz Mariana Casij Peña Hon. Ellen Attoh-Wreh Ambassador Melanne Verveer 
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

WORKSHOP: New Tools for Turning Data into Gender Equality Advocacy Across the SDGs

Organized by: Equal Measures 2030 This is an opportunity for non-technical audiences to engage with the EM2030 SDG Gender Index, which provides scores and rankings on gender equality across the SDGs for 129 countries. The session presents strategies…

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Albert Motivans
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Workshop
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Respectful, People-Centered Care: Getting Beyond Aspirational

Organized by: Jhpiego, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, White Ribbon Alliance, World Health Organization Join this interactive, cross-sector session to design solutions for quality, people-centered, respectful healthcare where patients…

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Dr. Aparajita Gogoi Dr. Dinesh Baswal Dr. Ornella Lincetto Veronica Reis Alixandra Bacon Marinella Matejcic
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Local Women Journalists are Transforming Global Narratives: Are You Listening?

Organized by: Global Press Institute, Lisa Russell Films/Create 2030, RNW Media Across the world, local women, youth, and people of color are transforming media markets to advance diverse perspectives, hold power to account, and increase access to information.…

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Samrawit Assefa Gamuchirai Masiyiwa Tina House Laxmi Parthasarathy
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Concurrent

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