Champions from Within: Celebrating Canada’s Gender Equality Week at UNGA

A Celebration of Canada’s Gender Equality Week at UNGA

Monday, September 23, 2019, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Vanderbilt Suites, MetLife Building, 200 Park Avenue, New York, NY 

Directions: Please enter at the 45th Street entrance. Once entering the MetLife Building, take the escalators up one level to the lobby level. Continue straight past the registration desk to the other side of the building. Make a right and Vanderbilt Suites will be on the left side.

In celebration of Canada’s Gender Equality Week during the 74th United Nations General Assembly, CanWaCH invites you to join us for a series of rapid-fire talks from powerful women who defy stereotypes, shun political boundaries and blaze their own path to champion gender equality regardless of their role, affiliation or organization.


  • Kathryn Kaufman, Managing Director, Global Women’s Issues, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • Robin Gorna, Global Feminist and AIDS Activist, Former Lead, She Decides
  • Laurin Liu, Former Canadian Member of Parliament and Advocacy Coordinator, Wateraid
  • Moderator: Julia Anderson, Chief Operating Officer, CanWaCH

Refreshments and light appetizers will be served. Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 18, 2019. For more information, please contact

Brought to you with the support of Teck. Teck’s Zinc & Health partnership with the Government of Canada, Nutrition International and UNICEF Canada has educated and employed more than 300,000 female community health workers around the world to help advance gender equality.


Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health (CanWaCH)




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