CAI presents International Women's Day
Date(s) - 03/16/2021
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Date And Time
Tue, March 16, 2021
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PDT
About this Event
To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Canadian Arab Institute (CAI), invites you to join a virtual panel featuring:
Dr. Bessma Momani, Full Professor in the Department of Political Science and Assistant Vice-President, Research and International in the Office of Research at the University of Waterloo
Carole Saab, Chief Executive Officer of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Dr. Muna Saleh, Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) and Author
Dr. Hoda ElMaraghy, Recipient of the Order of Canada, First woman Dean of Engineering in Canada, Professor & founding Director of the Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (IMS) Center at the University of Windsor
& Barâa Arar, Toronto-based community organizer, writer, and editor.
The panelists will share their expertise and experience in a conversation moderated by Sara Asalya, Founder and Executive director of the Newcomer Students’ Association and named top 25 Women of Influence.
This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #ChooseToChallenge and we are celebrating the women who have chosen to challenge gender bias and inequity.
This is an open event for all to attend. The virtual panel will be held on March 17th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm EST.
About The Canadian Arab Institute
The Canadian Arab Institute (CAI) is a national nonpartisan organization that focuses on issues and interests of the Canadian Arab community through research, policy, programming and community engagement. CAI celebrates and encourages Arab Canadians’ participation in all social, political, cultural and economic aspects of Canadian society.
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