Thursday, 27 June 2019 from 6:00 sharp - 9:00 pm
Did you know that the number one solution to global warming is educating girls and family planning combined?
Drawdown Toronto, a project of Unify Toronto, held this Summit to spark a conversation on the nexus between climate and gender.
About 65 participants attended this dynamic evening to:
Presentations by each speaker were followed by a panel discussion and Q&A moderated by Eugenia Ochoa, Public Engagement Coordinator at the Ontario Council for International Cooperation.
This was the last of seven Drawdown sector summits organized by Unify Toronto’s Drawdown program.
See event invitation here (click on "here" and then on "view details" in the upper right corner of your screen).
For a captivating overview of Project Drawdown's take on the links between gender and climate, check out Dr. Katharine Wilkinson's TED talk, "How Empowering Women and Girls can Help Stop Global Warming."
To download the consolidated slide deck with the slides of each of the three live speakers, click here.
A full video record of the event, including a two-minute video of highlights, is available here.
J. Wallace Skelton captured highlights of the event in this graphic record:
This was a collective effort! Deep thanks to the presenters; moderator; Eugenia Ochoa at OCIC for helping to curate the panel; graphic recorder; our hosts at Friends House; our sponsors, The Quaker Peace and Social Action Committee, videographers Andre Forsythe of Climate Challenge and Leila Mireskandari of Drawdown Toronto, and the many Drawdown Toronto volunteers who stepped up to make the event possible: Charlene Day, book sales and registration; Paul Overy, room set-up and registration; Julie Saunders, refreshments; Karina Dadybayeva, live-streaming; David Burman, administration; Jon Love, Satya Robinson, event visioning; Mia Astudillo, event coordination and registration; Natalie Zend, overall coordination.
July 27 2019 1:00-3:00 pm