Hosted by VIUFA Status of Women Committee in honour of International Women’s Day
Sunday, March 7, 2021, 2 pm-3:30 pm
Gratitude: The VIUFA Status of Women Committee is grateful to live, work, and learn on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples, the traditional territories of the Snuneymuxw, Snaw-naw- as, Quw’utsun (Cowichan), K’ómoks and Tla’amin First Nations.
Photo credit: Dr. Imogene Lim. Image of protest of 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Speakers and Panelists:
Dr. Imogene Lim, VIUFA Chair for International Human Rights & Solidarity Committee
Aimee Chalifoux, Outreach Support Coordinator, Society for Equity, Inclusion and Advocacy
Hawa Y. Mire, Principal Consultant, HYMIRE Consulting
Jennifer Fowler, Executive Director, Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society
Michèle Biss, Project Manager of the National Right to Housing Network
Ronell Bosman, Program Director for Island Crisis Care Society’s women’s services
Stacy Middlemass, Registered Psychiatric Nurse & Duncan City Councillor
Moderators: Dr. Melissa Stephens (she/her), VIUFA Chair for the Status of Women Committee & Hannah Crawford (she/her), MSW Candidate and Research Assistant, Wilfrid Laurier University; Case Aid, Kw’umut Lelum Child and Family Services.