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International Women's Day Presentation

Join us for GenEQ's International Women's Day Presentation On International Women's Day, people around the world come together to recognize and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and girls. It is a day to call for action to achieve gender equality for all women. Join us as we mark International Women's Day at U of G!

GenEQ International Women's Day Speakers Panel

On International Women’s Day, people around the world come together to recognize and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and girls. It is a day to call for action to achieve gender equality for all women. Join us as we mark International Women’s Day at U of G!

#ChooseToChallenge - International Women’s Day Film Collection

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The global theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is “Choose to Challenge.” In collaboration with GenEQ, the McLaughlin Library has curated a collection of documentary films – by women and about women – that challenges, inspires, educates and entertains.

ONLINE: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women – Video ceremony

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The University of Guelph community will mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women with an online event. The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women commemorates the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre, in which fourteen women were murdered and ten others injured. The 2020 video ceremony will premier Friday, December 4 at 11 a.m. and will remain available online. Remember. Reflect. Respond.

GenEq Webinar: Gender Equity in the Time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly created a multitude of pressures for everyone in our community. At the same time, the burdens presented by the pandemic are not equally experienced, and often exacerbate existing inequalities. GenEq is working to understand the burdens faced by women on our campuses at this time.  

Nominate a Staff Member or Student to Join the GenEQ Advisory Group

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Help shape gender equity efforts at U of G. Nominations are being accepted for a staff member and a student to join the GenEQ: Advancing the Status of Women at the University of Guelph Advisory Group.

HeForShe at U of G 2020

Join us on Wednesday, March 11 for the third annual HeForShe at U of G event and celebrate the strength and resilience of our community. The event features keynote speaker Jennifer Smith, Senior Vice President of Technology and Operations at Cineplex Digital Media.

International Women’s Day 2020 Noon Hour Concert: LIZA

In celebration of International Women’s Day, take in a noon-hour concert featuring Toronto-based R&B artist, LIZA. Liza (pronounced Lee-za) is an R&B singer/songwriter. Born and raised in Toronto, Liza grew up in a traditional Ethiopian household immersed with the Ethiopian musical culture. After beginning to play piano and write poems at the age of 11, Liza’s passion for music grew throughout the years, as well as her desire to create her own sounds.

International Women's Day - Research and Revolt Conference

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In honour of International Women's Day, the Research Facility for Women's Health and Wellbeing (Psychology Department) will be holding its fourth annual Research and Revolt conference. This two-day interdisciplinary conference showcases innovative research related to women and girls. Stay tuned for our call for abstracts in January!

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