Step it up for gender equality

November 17, 2017 | Vancouver Convention Centre — East

We For She 2017 Highlights

The 2017 WE FOR SHE Forum will be 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 Canadian 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. This event will also mark the release of #Canada150Women book featuring remarkable Canadians from across the country.


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.

2017 Speakers

Siri Uotila
Research Fellow, Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School

The Honourable Carole James
Minister of Finance, Province of British Columbia

The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C., M.P.
Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Government of Canada

Full Speaker List