Step it up for gender equality

November 2, 2017 | Vancouver Convention Centre West

The 2017 WE FOR SHE Forum is one of North America’s largest gatherings of women’s organizations, companies, experts, business leaders, advocates and young women. Our goal is to advance equality and grow the provincial economy by championing gender diversity in leadership as a business imperative.

Now in its fourth year, this year’s forum will build on the WE FOR SHE Call to Action plan as well as focus on the top issues facing gender equity as identified by the UN.

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2016 Overview

Why attend?

The WE FOR SHE: Step it up for gender equality conference will play an important role in growing our provincial economy and advancing gender equity by giving students a greater understanding of their career options and potential, expanding their confidence in what they can achieve, and giving them a chance to meet dynamic and successful role models.

  • Be part of one of North America’s largest events tackling gender equity in leadership;
  • Hear how key influencers are Speaking Up, Stepping Up, and Acting Up in support of equality;
  • Champion young people from around the province to Be Bold in their career decisions;
  • Discuss and commit to your personal action plan and help achieve gender equity.
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2016 Speakers

Premier Christy Clark

Ann Makosinski
Serial Inventor, Google Science Fair Award Winner

Nicole Verkindt
Founder, OMX | “Dragon”, Next Gen Den

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