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

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

Do No Harm: Local to Global Efforts to Prevent and Address Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Humanitarian Settings

Organized by: Save the Children Canada, Women’s Refugee Commission Conflict-affected girls and women increasingly rely on humanitarian assistance for survival, placing power at the hands of aid workers and peacekeepers. Such a power imbalance increases…

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Ramita Navai Katharina Samara-Wickrama Sophia Wanjiku Dalia Amin
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Sex and Power: The Dynamics Between Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV)

Organized by: Men Engage, UNFPA, Spotlight Initiative, Together for Girls Intimate partner violence and other forms of gender-based violence (GBV) can directly impact sexual and reproductive health (SRHR) - from the ability to access and utilize family…

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Dr. Ana Baptista Dr. Claudia Garcia-Moreno Lydia Tabuke Dr. Henia Dakkak Dr. Daniela Ligiero Dr. Aflodis Kagaba
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Capital for Women: Gender Lens Investing

Organized by: International Finance Corporation, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Women for Women International How do we get more capital into the hands of women and how do we increase the number of women in financial sector…

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Stéphanie Émond Chetna Gala Sinha Lucy Odiwa Christina Juhasz Henriette Kolb Maria Cavalcanti
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Ungagged: The Latest Strategies for Advancing SRHR and Gender Equality Amidst the Global Gag Rule

Organized by: Center for Reproductive Rights, International Planned Parenthood Federation, Ipas Reinstated and expanded in 2017, Global Gag Rule (also known as the Mexico City Policy), has affected the movement for abortion rights, gender equality, and…

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Giselle Carino Taryn Frazier Dr. Carole Sekimpi Chloë Cooney Mulumba Moses
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Concurrent
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…

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Theo Sowa Dr. Mariama Williams Bridget Burns
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Concurrent
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm PST

No Girl Left Behind: Creating Inclusive Education

Organized by: Global Partnership for Education, NORAD, PLAN International, UNESCO One in five children, adolescents, and youth are out of school. Gender, poverty, ethnicity, disability, and displacement are key reasons why. This session will look at…

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Christina Milsom Charlotte McClain-Nhlapo Erika Angela Nakafeero Pauline Rose
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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

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 - 2:30 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
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST

Film Screenings: Girls' Education

Beyond Boko Haram (9:43) > Psychologist Fatima Akilu works with victims and members of Boko Haram and set up Nigeria's first de-radicalisation programme. Director(s): Kagho Idhebor and Nicky Milne Married, Still a Child (1:25) > IMAGE Plus is a project…

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Film
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST

News Watch: Women Deliver Social Enterprise Pitch Winners

Host Justice Baidoo Guests: Miren Bengoa, Executive Director, Fondation CHANEL Aruschi Khanna, Founder, Loom Katha Matt Dickson, Founder, Eggpreneur Rebecca Hui, Founder, Roots Studio

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2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Candid Conversation: What Can Different Movements Learn from Each Other?

Host Kgomotso Matsunyane, journalist, KAYA FM Vanina Escales, Co-Founders, Ni Una Menos Ailbhe Smyth, Co-Director, Together for Yes, Ireland Tina Tchen, Co-Founder, TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund

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2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Film Screenings: Women in Media

Always - Generation of Firsts (2:42) > There is a generational shift happening in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and a new wave of Saudi women is emerging. At this turning point, Always wanted to celebrate this Generation of Firsts, in a society that provides…

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Film
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Candid Conversation: What Can Different Movements Learn from Each Other?

Host: Kgomotso Matsuyane, journalist, KAYA FM Guests: - Vanina Escales, one of the founders of Ni Una Menos - Ailhbe Smyth, Co-Director, Together for Yes, Ireland - Tina Tchen, Co-Founder, Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund

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3:00 pm - 4:15 pm PST

The Power of All: Closing celebration of the Women Deliver 2019 Conference

Join the closing plenary of the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, where we’ll come together in reflection and celebration. We will recap the highlights of WD2019, see how people participated through satellite events across the globe, and discuss how each…

Speakers
Chmba Femi Oke Sophie Grégoire Trudeau Katja Iversen Girl Be Heard Angélique Kidjo
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Plenary
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm PST

On the Ground: As the conference wraps up, we ask attendees ‘How Will You Use Your Power?’ going forward

As the conference wraps up, we ask attendees ‘How Will You Use Your Power?’ going forward

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3:30 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Candid Conversation with Young People

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4:00 pm - 4:30 pm PST

The Takeaway

Journalist roundtable looks back at the conference and a look ahead at our shared work - Thembisa Fakude, Head of Research, Al Jazeera Center for Studies - Kgomotso Matsuyane, Journalist, KAYA FM

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4:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST

Global Doctors for Choice: Calling All Doctors!

Hosted by: Carmen Barroso, GDC Interim Executive Director, and Dr. Beverly Winikoff, GDC Board Member We will reveal our new online advocacy training and honor two GDC members: - Dr. Maria Vivas, newly appointed Executive Director of Oriéntame, Colombia…

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Side Event

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