Come, be inspired and respond to a call for action! Hear the personal insights of women who have successfully navigated their way to leadership positions in politics or administration. Register now at genderequalitynow.eventbrite.ca
Photo credit: Daily Hive The 2018 civic election in Vancouver has made local history with women accounting for a vast majority of the members of the new City Council, which entails 10 city councillors and one mayor. The Daily Hive, Oct 21, 2018 Following the results of Saturday’s tight and tense civic election, Vancouverites took to social media to voice concerns over a lack of diversity at city hall, often under the hashtag #VancouverSoWhite. The Star Vancouver, Oct 22, 2018 While female candidates’ successes at the council level might be a first for the city, there is still a way to go. The Courier, Oct 25, 2018
Do electoral systems impact the number of women elected? Check out this UBC panel on Oct 30, featuring @GraceALore on women’s representation and participation in politics. This event is free. Click on the following link for more information and to RVSP.