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Mentoring Women Leaders: A Conversation on International Women’s Day

2:30-2:59pm registration check-in; 3:00pm sharp to 4:00pm keynote speech, panel discussion, and audience Q&A; 4:00-4:30pm networking reception

Event Details

Speaker Series

Date: Friday March 08, 2019 | 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Speaker(s): Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Louis Pauly, Interim Director, Centre for the Study of Global Japan, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto

Keynote Speech: Dr. Rose Patten, Chancellor, University of Toronto; Adjunct Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Panelists:
Dr. Kelly Hannah-Moffat
, Vice-President, HR & Equity, University of Toronto
Dr. Rachel Silvey, Richard Charles Lee Director, Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto
Ms. Takako Ito, Consul-General of Japan in Toronto

Moderator: Dr. Sylvia Bashevkin, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto
Topic: "Mentoring Women Leaders: A Conversation on International Women’s Day"
Venue:

Desautels Hall (Second floor, South Building) | map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto, 
105 St George Street

Desautels Hall (Sed floor, South Building) | map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto, 
105 St George Street
Desautels Hall (Second floor, South Building) | map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto, 
105 St George Street
Location: Toronto
Cost: Free to attend. Registration is required by 11am on March 8.
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SYNOPSIS: The University of Toronto and the Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto are pleased to present a special symposium marking this year’s International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8. “Mentoring Women Leaders: A Conversation on International Women’s Day” will feature prominent women from various fields who will examine both advancements made by women in recent years as well as the challenges they continue to face. Among the speakers will be Dr. Rose Patten, Chancellor of the University of Toronto, who will deliver the keynote speech on the careers of female academics. Other presenters will include the University of Toronto’s Vice-President, HR & Equity, Dr. Kelly Hannah-Moffat, who will speak on the importance of women in terms of the university’s human resources, and Dr. Rachel Silvey, the Richard Charles Lee Director of the Asian Institute, who will talk on women in Southeast Asia, in a conversation moderated by Dr. Sylvia Bashevkin of the Department of Political Science. Consul-General of Japan Takako Ito will focus on Japan’s various initiatives to raise the status of women such as the World Assembly of Women (WAW!) to be held in March in collaboration with Women 20 (W20). The assembled group of prominent women and their insights are certain to make this event both important and timely.

PROGRAM:

3:00 - Welcoming Remarks by Dr. Louis Pauly, Interim Director, Centre for the Study of Global Japan, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto

3:05 - Keynote Speech by Dr. Rose Patten, Chancellor, University of Toronto; Adjunct Professor, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

3:20 - Panel Discussion

  • Dr. Kelly Hannah-Moffat, Vice-President, HR & Equity, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Rachel Silvey, Richard Charles Lee Director, Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto
  • Ms. Takako Ito, Consul-General of Japan in Toronto
  • Moderator: Dr. Sylvia Bashevkin, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto

3:50 - Audience Q&A

4:00 - Adjournment

4:00-4:30 - Networking Reception

SESSION CO-HOSTS: Consulate-General of Japan in Toronto; Centre for the Study of Global Japan, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy; University of Toronto; Rotman School of Management

Questions: events@rotman.utoronto.ca | Daniel Ellul, 416-978-6119 | Megan Murphy, 416-978-6122


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