The Center for the Study of Democratic citizenship presents:
Voices from the Political Trenches: Women Candidates Talk Gender Parity*
Hosts: Dr Edana Beauvais (McGill Postdoctoral Fellow) and the Hon. Eleni Bakopanos, PC and Member of Parliament (1993-2006) MWAA Honorary President, and Vice-President of Equal Voice/ À Voix Égales Québec.
Where and when: Thursday, September 27th, 2018 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM in Leacock Building, Room 232, McGill University.
Event Details : Please join us at “Voices from the Trenches: Women Candidates Talk Gender Parity,” a roundtable discussion on women in Quebec politics. At this roundtable discussion, women candidates—including Marie-Josée Forget (Québec Solidaire), Catherine Fournier (Parti Québécois), Manon Gauthier (Coalition Avenir Québec), Apostolia Petropoulos (Nouveau Parti Democrate du Québec), and Marwah Rizqy (Parti Liberal du Québec)—will speak about their personal experiences in politics and will offer suggestions for addressing women’s underrepresentation in politics. After the speakers have presented their talks, Eleni Bakopanos will lead the panelists in a conversation before the floor is opened-up for questions from the audience.There will be a Question and answer period following the panel discussion.
*The event is BILINGUAL, most of the politicians will be presenting in French.
This event is co-sponsored by the McGill Women’s Alumnae Association, the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship (CSDC), and Equal Voice/À voix égales.