equal voice Newfoundland & Labrador event
June 2, 2021 1:00-2:30pm EST
COVID-19 response and recovery designing 'New Normal'
Two panels showcasing Newfoundland and Labrador's COVID response highlighting the impact of women and gender diverse individuals in leadership in academia, grassroots NGOs and youth experiences, illustrating an intersectional lens towards designing a 'New Normal' post-COVID.
Global guests from the UK and New Zealand will add international insights.
Judy May Foote
Her Honour The Honourable, P.C., O.N.L.,
Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
Dr. Betsy McGregor
Feminist Forum Founder
Harvard Medical School Research Fellow
Author, 'Women on the Ballot"
Minister Responsible for Women and
Newfoundland and Labrador
Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Gender Diverse Individuals
Join grassroots activists, policy analysts, youth leaders and leading NGO path makers to discuss the differential impact of COVID-19 on women and gender diverse individuals, building Canada forward with a feminist lens.
Dr. Nicola Ngawati
Director, New Zealand Kaiwhakahaere Matua Ministry of Women
Youth Leader. Gr. 12 Student at Gonzaga Highschool St. John's
Impact of Women and Gender Diverse Leadership on COVID-19
Explore the difference! Women in leadership are changing COVID-19 outcomes by their courage, unique styles and decisive actions. Meet compelling provincial and global trailblazers busy designing different response and recovery visions.
Dr. Supriya Garikipati
Associate Professor Liverpool University Management School
Dr. Sobia Shaikh
Co-Chair, Anti-Racism Coalition & MUN Prof. School of Social Work
Executive Director of NL Sexual Assault and Crisis Prevention Centre
International Student Advisor at Memorial University
Mystery guest to be announced next week!
Dr. Deatra Walsh
Dir. of Advocacy and Communications at Municipalities NL
Feminist Researcher & Local LGBTQ2S+/Sex Worker Advocate
"Faces of Fertility"
President of DisAbled Women’s Network Canada
Activist Collective & 2SLGBTQIA+ Neighboring Pod
Youth Team Forum
Youth Team Forum