2017 CANADA

    • Sep 11
    • monday

Agenda and Participants are subject to change. Additional Participants will continue to be added.

1:00 PM PROGRAMMING BEGINS

TINA BROWN WELCOME

Tina Brown
Founder and CEO, Tina Brown Live Media/Women in the World

A CONVERSATION WITH PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU

After almost two years in office, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discusses his track record on his feminist agenda and his efforts to support women’s issues around the world.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
MODERATED BY: Tina Brown
Founder and CEO, Tina Brown Live Media/Women in the World

WORLD ON FIRE: HOW WOMEN CAN SHAPE THE WORLD

In these tumultuous times and changing world order, how can Canada defend and lead the fight for the liberal values of the world and what is the unique role that women can play?
The Honourable Chrystia Freeland
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Government of Canada
Margaret MacMillan
Professor of History, Warden of St Antony's College in University of Oxford
MODERATED BY: Zainab Salbi
Author, Media Commentator and the Founder of Women for Women International

THE SONS WE SHARE

How two extraordinary mothers – one Israeli and one Palestinian – are transforming personal tragedy into reconciliation and forgiveness.
Bushra Awad
Member, The Parents Circle – Families Forum
Robi Damelin
Spokesperson, The Parents Circle – Families Forum
Interpreted by Manar Faraj
Education Projects Manager, Parents Circle – Families Forum
MODERATED BY: Anna Maria Tremonti
Host, The Current, CBC Radio

FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER

Filmmaker Angelina Jolie and author Loung Ung discuss their new film which tells Ung’s remarkable tale of survival during the Khmer Rouge years of terror in Cambodia.
Angelina Jolie
Director, Producer, Screenwriter, First They Killed My Father
Loung Ung
Screenwriter, Executive Producer, First They Killed My Father
MODERATED BY: Tina Brown
Founder and CEO, Tina Brown Live Media/Women in the World

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM PROGRAMMING RESUMES

'PERFORMANCE'

A third-generation survivor of violence against women, the Toronto native performs her award-winning poem on overcoming the trauma of domestic violence to find a place of solace and healing.
Britta B
Poet and Arts Educator

FLIPPING THE SCRIPT

The ceaseless objectification of women in the media and advertising is passé and sends a message to young women that they are valued solely for how they look, not for who they are and what they can accomplish. Four cultural leaders offer proven tactics for portraying women in a more positive and powerful light and share startling facts on why doing so is critical to raising a new generation of strong, self-confident women.
Madonna Badger
Chief Creative Officer and Founder, Badger & Winters
Roseanne Supernault
Actress, Activist and Founder of Next Gen Productions
Carolyn Tastad
Group President, P&G North America, and Executive Sponsor, Gender Equality
Sophie Grégoire Trudeau
Gender Equality Advocate
MODERATED BY: Wendy Mesley
Anchor, The National and The Passionate Eye, CBC News

FIGHTING HATE IN THE U.S.

There has been a dramatic uptick in incidents of racist and xenophobic attacks across the globe. We speak with survivors and activists all working to dismantle racism and reverse this tide of hate.
Heidi Beirich
Director, Intelligence Project, Southern Poverty Law Center
Pardeep Singh Kaleka
Co-Founder, Serve2Unite
Patrice O’Neill
Executive Producer and Founder, Not In Our Town and The Working Group
Felicia Sanders
Survivor of the Emanuel AME Church Shooting in Charleston, SC.
MODERATED BY: David Walmsley
Editor-in-Chief, The Globe and Mail

MY STEALTHY FREEDOM

An intrepid journalist in exile shares her story of founding a social movement that inspires the women of Iran to perform acts of personal rebellion.
Masih Alinejad
Journalist and Campaigner Against Forced Hijab
Diana Swain
Senior Investigative Correspondent, CBC News and Host of 'The Investigators with Diana Swain'

THE WOMEN BUSTING UP THE BRO CULTURE

Women live in a culture of unequal pay, blatant sexism, and truly tiresome mansplaining. We speak with three women who are unafraid to stand up to the misogynistic establishment -- from Silicon Valley to the news media.
Tamika D. Mallory
Co-Chair, Women's March
Kara Swisher
Executive Editor, Recode
Lisa Bloom
Civil Rights Attorney, The Bloom Firm
MODERATED BY: Zainab Salbi
Author, Media Commentator and the Founder of Women for Women International

6:00 PM CLOSING REMARKS

Tina Brown
Founder and CEO, Tina Brown Live Media/Women in the World

 

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