A New Era of Hope: UN Women, Women’s Equality and Gender Empowerment, McGill University Montreal

On January 27, the newly formed McGill Students Club of UN Women Canada National Committee hosted their first ever event, featuring guest speaker, Almas Jiwani. Jiwani is the president of the United Nations entity of Gender Equality & Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Canada National Committee and the President and CEO of Frontier Canada Inc. A successful businesswomen, she advocates for women’s rights and gender equality, volunteering much time and effort to this cause. Guest speaker was Sophie Gregoire-­‐Trudeau, the ambassador for PLAN Canada’s I am A Girl Campaign.

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