Power. Progress. Change.
3-6 June 2019 • Vancouver, Canada
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Tuesday 4 June

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Committing to the F Word: Implementing Feminist Programs Across the Development Agenda

Hosted by: The Stop TB Partnership Join us to discuss over drinks and food: Is a feminist agenda too difficult to implement across ALL development programs? Stop TB Partnership challenges a diverse group of inspiring leaders to talk about how Tuberculosis…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Girl Talk: Ending Child Marriage with the Power to Hold Power to Account

Hosted by: Save the Children Join an all-girl panel from the Sahel, Nepal and Nigeria as they discuss their work to hold power to account, to end child marriage and realize the rights of all girls. This session explores the many ways in which governments…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

The Youth-Led Roadmap to Achieving Gender Equality in Canada

Hosted by: Plan International Canada & The Canadian Teachers' Federation; Major Sponsor - TD Bank Youth for Gender Equality will launch the first-ever youth-led roadmap to achieve SDG 5 (Gender Equality) in Canada based on the United Nations 2030 Agenda.…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Launch of the Lancet Series on Gender Equality, Norms and Health

Hosted by: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation The newly launched Lancet Series explores how restrictive gender norms affect every aspect of peoples’ wellbeing. The Series offers new theoretical perspectives and evidence on what causes gender inequality…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Feminist Frontline: Strategies for Resistance and Change

Hosted by: The MATCH International Women's Fund, Oak Foundation and Prospera Our dynamic activist speakers discuss how they are disrupting and dismantling the patriarchy through innovative strategies. They will reflect on the role of feminist philanthropy…

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5:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST

Film Screenings: Access to Safe Abortion

RV (10:27) > Stripped of her rights, a woman’s life changes when she ventures with her husband to remedy an impossible situation. R.V is a narrative short about the current threat to women's reproductive rights. R.V follows a woman's experience undergoing…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Power, Progress, Change – From Cairo to Nairobi: Taking Stock and Looking Forward

Hosted by: The Government of Kenya and UNFPA Speakers Include: - Prof. Margaret Kobia, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs - Dr. Natalia Kanem, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director, UNFPA Open to all delegates.…

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5:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST

Candid Conversations

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

A Toast to the Future of Health for All: Bringing Communities into Primary Health Care

Hosted by: The Rockefeller Foundation The Rockefeller Foundation will host an informal reception to highlight progress toward delivering health for all. The event will bring together diverse voices emphasizing the range of actions needed to advance Universal…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Survive and Thrive: Transforming Care for Every Small and Sick Newborn

Hosted by: Every Preemie—SCALE, WHO In recognition of the launch of the global document, Survive and Thrive: Transforming care for every small and sick newborn, an expert panel will present current data and highlights of the framework for inpatient…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Countering Violence Against Women: International Perspectives on Feminist Advocacy and Family Law Reform

Hosted by: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development and Peace (WLP) Join the International Development Research Centre and Women’s Learning Partnership for Rights, Development and Peace…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

Mapping Abortion Rights Worldwide

Hosted by: Center for Reproductive Rights Please join the Center for Reproductive Rights for cocktails, conversation, and the unveiling of the 2019 World Abortion Laws Map. By invitation only.

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

PRE-EMPT Reception: Celebrate Achievements and Plans for the Future

Hosted by: PRE-EMPT The PRE-EMPT (PREgnancy, Evidence, Monitoring, Partnerships and Treatment) team looks forward to hosting friends and colleagues to celebrate the many achievements over the last 8 years and to discuss exciting plans for the future.…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

The Real Groundbreakers: Women Food Producers Transforming Rural Landscapes

Hosted by: Canadian Foodgrains Bank and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Rural women in developing countries are vital economic players in their communities. Many are food producers, crucial to their families' health and nutrition,…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

The Bone Gym: Movement for Change

Hosted by: UCB Power is in one's head, heart, hands‚ and bones. But for women with fragile bones, power may feel like an impossible dream. Our Bone Gym is for everybody: young and seasoned alike. Whoever you are, drop in anytime to UCB's uniquely interactive…

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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm PST

What Women Want: Demands from 1 Million Women and Girls. Will You Listen?

Hosted by: White Ribbon Alliance The What Women Want campaign was created to hear directly from women and girls on their priority for reproductive and maternal healthcare. One year and an unprecedented 1,187,738 demands across 114 countries later, we…

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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm PST

Gender-Smart Investing Summit @ Women Deliver

Hosted by: Gender-Smart Investing Summit & Acumen Join hundreds of leaders passionate about leveraging investment as a tool to promote gender equality as we learn about the state of the gender lens investing field, exchange challenges, solutions, and…

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5:30 pm - 6:45 pm PST

The Takeaway

Co-hosts Kgomotso Matsunyane, journalist, KAYA FM, Thembisa Fakude, Head of Research, Al Jazeera Center for Studies, Justice Baidoo, journalist, and guest Natasha Mwansa, Women Deliver Young Leader

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5:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST

Power for Mothers: Bringing a Ready Solution for Better Nutrition to All

Hosted by: Sight and Life Foundation, Vitamin Angels, Children's Investment Fund Foundation, 1000 days, Kirk Humanitarian Compelling evidence shows that taking multiple micronutrient supplements (MMS) during pregnancy reduces the risk of anemia in mothers…

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5:30 pm - 7:30 pm PST

BMO Celebrating Women

Hosted by: Bank of Montreal (BMO) Join us for a lively panel discussion on “Local Action for Global Impact” featuring Amanda Ellis, Executive Director, Hawaii and Asia Pacific, Julie Ann Wrigley, Global Institute of Sustainability; Barbara Mowat,…

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