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 - 1:15 pm PST

10 Things You Didn't Know About Private Philanthropy for Gender

Organized by: Fondation CHANEL Few figures are available on the volumes and features of philanthropic support to gender equality. To address this, the OECD Network of Foundations (netFWD) produced the Policy Note “Insights on Philanthropy for Gender…

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Bathylle Missika Miren Bengoa Anna Rose Miller Emilienne de León Aulina
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Concurrent
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm PST

Building Movement Potential: Technology and Community as Catalysts for Gender Justice

Organized by: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Change.org Foundation How do we make sure thousands of women are ready and supported to lead movements on the big issues of our time? Join the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Change.org…

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Erin Hohlfelder Preethi Herman Shilpashree Jagannathan Dr. Purnima Govindarajulu Durga Nandini
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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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12:00 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
12:15 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

Candid Conversation with Young People

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

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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
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Climate Finance: Funding Gender-Just Climate Action

Organized by: BSR, UNFCCC, Women’s Environment and Development Organization Climate finance can seem daunting and complex, but it simply provides the funds that enable climate action. This session will highlight the need for massive-scale commitments…

Speakers
Theo Sowa Dr. Mariama Williams Bridget Burns
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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 - 2:30 pm PST

The Power of Momentum: What’s next on the trajectory towards gender equality?

It doesn’t stop here. There is much work to be done. There is opposition to the issues, but also many upcoming opportunities that can help move the needle further for gender equality and girls’ and women’s health and rights. The Power of Momentum…

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Catherine Fiankan-Bokonga The Honourable Maryam Monsef Raven Lacerte Saadia Zahidi Arthur Erken Emilienne de León Aulina Lopa Banerjee
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Plenary
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

WORKSHOP: Power Within: Managing Stress and Anxiety

Organized by: Niyati Shah Stress and anxiety share an imbalance of the nervous system where stimuli (overt/subtle) drive our body and mind into 'fight-flight' mode. Learn what triggers this imbalance, and practice with tools and tips to deactivate and…

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Niyati Shah
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Workshop
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

WORKSHOP (FRENCH): “But Why Would I Care?” Getting Through to Those Who (Think They) Have Heard It All Before

Session will be conducted in French. Organized by: Kristin Hetle In this interactive session, you'll test and take away some good communication tactics - drawing from classic storytelling and rethorical principles  that have stood the test of time,…

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Kristin Hetle
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Workshop
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

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

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 - 2:00 pm PST

Devex at WD2019: Building a disability-inclusive humanitarian response

Building a disability-inclusive humanitarian response. Women with disabilities in conflict, disaster, or post-disaster environments are some of the world’s most vulnerable people. In recent years, the humanitarian system has taken steps toward building…

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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

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