G Day For Girls – Supporting our Emerging Leaders!

October 11, 2017

 

Tickets are already SOLD OUT for this event, but you can add your name to the wait-list. If you’ve missed out this year, be sure to follow their social media platforms and sign up to be notified of upcoming events.


G Day takes place Friday October 20, 2017 at the Ismaili Centre in Burnaby, BC.

The day-long event – the fourth to take place in Vancouver – is expected to draw up to 150 girls aged 10-12 and 100 adult Champions in an intergenerational, empowering community celebration of girls as they are in their transition into adolescence.

Speakers include trans rights activists Michelle and Tru Wilson, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills, and Training, Hon. Melanie Mark, YWCA Metro Vancouver Culture Shift project lead Lori Boland, “The Fat Yogini” Lisa Papez, and musician & CBC Searchlight Competition winner Desiree Dawson. See the full list of presenters here.

October 11 marks International Day of the Girl Child. G Day Founder Madeleine Shaw and other speakers can talk about a wide range of topics that will be discussed at G Day.

G Day began in the spring of 2014 with over 500 girls and their champions attending both 2014 events in Vancouver. In 2015, G Day was met again with incredible community support and attendance in Vancouver, Toronto, and Victoria, which also produced G Day in 2016. G Day is produced by the charity United Girls of the World Society, which anticipates Toronto, Whitehorse, and Calgary as future host cities.

Info and ticketshttps://gday.world/events/vancouver/

Tickets are $50 (plus service charge) for girls and adult champions. A limited number of sponsored tickets are available for girls who would not otherwise be able to attend G Day for financial reasons.

Social media accounts:

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube: @gdayforgirls

Hashtag: #GDayforGirls

 

 

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