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Drawdown Toronto Summit on Climate Action & Gender Equality

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60 Lowther Avenue

Toronto, ON M5R 2X3

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Registration opens at 6:00pm. The session will begin promptly at 6:30.

Did you know that the number one solution to global warming is the combination of educating girls and family planning?

Join Drawdown Toronto, a project of Unify Toronto, to expand your thinking to act on climate change solutions.

In this Summit you will:

  • learn more about Project Drawdown’s comprehensive model to reverse global warming, and particularly the three solutions Project Drawdown has grouped into the “Women and Girls” sector: girls’ education, family planning and women smallholders;

  • hear from Ontario-based International Cooperation organizations and institutions about their programming related to the three Drawdown Women and Girls solutions and to the gender and climate nexus more generally;

  • expand and share your insights on how you can contribute to climate change action in Toronto, Ontario and Canada, and move forward Women and Girls-related solutions globally;

  • meet local and global organizations working in Climate Action and Gender Equality and learn how you can get involved.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Dr. Katharine Wilkinson, Vice-President of Communication & Engagement, Project Drawdown (pre-recorded), on how empowering women and girls can help stop global warming

  • Kristiana Bruneau, International Policy Specialist, UNICEF Canada, on UNICEF's girls' education programming and the links to climate change

  • Jessica Ferne, Director of Global Health Impact, Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health (CanWaCH), on Canadian family planning-related initiatives around the world

  • Janine Hodgson, Manager of Program Development and Quality, Canadian Feed the Children, on Canadian support to smallholder farmers and the links between climate change, migration and child protection and sexual and gender-based violence

  • Ana González Guerrero, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Youth Climate Lab, on Canadian youth perspectives on the intersection between climate and gender

This is the last of seven Drawdown sector summits organized by Unify Toronto’s Drawdown program.

Everyone is welcome! Tickets will also be available at the door.


About Project Drawdown

Project Drawdown is a scientifically based, comprehensive plan to implement the top 100 solutions to reverse global warming by 2050. Reversing climate change is not only possible, but feasible and eminently practical. The New York Times bestselling book sets out, in an inspirational and accessible way, the solutions, the math and the economics of how we can actually do this. For more information, click here.


photo by Allan Lissner/OCIC (Tranformation Stories)

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