Check here for a list of selected ONLINE events for feminist enthusiasts and changemakers:
The Fine Print EP #1 with Farzana Doctor
Join LiisBeth associate editor Lana Pesch on the first episode of The Fine Print. The Fine Print is a one-hour conversation about writing and reading that explores an author’s process and purpose. The event will take place in the Feminist Enterprise Commons (FEC), so to the attend the conversation you must sign up for a FEC membership first.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
6:00 PM EST
Hosted by Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH), this two-part workshop series will provide women entrepreneurs and the ecosystem that supports them with a well-rounded understanding of what it means to incorporate.
Tuesday, September 15 and September 22
2:00 PM EST
Ontario’s She-Covery: in Conversation with Government
The COVID-19 crisis is having a disproportionate economic impact on women, bringing their workforce participation rate to a record low. On Sept. 23, members of the OCC will sit down with government to discuss women’s economic recovery in Ontario and explore the findings of the OCC’s latest report.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
2:00-3:00 PM EST
Zadie Smith: Intimations
“Talking to yourself can be useful,” writes Zadie Smith in the introduction to Intimations, her new book of essays reflecting on the early days of the shutdown. She is joined in conversation by Ashley C. Ford, author and host of the Chronicles of Now podcast.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
6:00 PM EST
Cost: From $15
Who Votes, Who Doesn’t and Why it Matters
Join Sam Gill and Jami Floyd for a discussion that will explore the latest findings on non-voters with insights from The Knight Foundation’s landmark 100 Million Project. Why are so many Americans disengaged from the political process? What would change if they turned out to vote?
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
6:00 PM EST
Feminist Pricing Strategies with CV Harquail
Join feminist author CV Harquail in a workshop that looks at establishing pricing strategies and evaluating them against our feminist values, accessing customers with different levels of income and recognizing our own challenges around pricing.
Monday, October 5, 2020
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM EST
The Big Failure of Small Government: COVID-19 and public sector recovery
It is no coincidence that countries with mission-driven governments have fared better in the COVID-19 crisis than those beholden to the cult of efficiency. Join Mariana Mazzucato, UCL professor and author of The Entrepreneurial State and The Value of Everything, in conversation with Oxford Martin School Director, Sir Charles Godfray, to discuss why states must invest again in dynamic capabilities and capacity – not only to govern more effectively during the pandemic, but to ultimately build back better.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
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