Thames Valley Embraces Equity and Empowers Female-Identifying Youth

Posted On Friday March 03, 2023

Thames Valley District School Board will celebrate International Women’s Day with its first-ever Embrace Equity event on Wednesday, March 8.

Embrace Equity is a unique opportunity for female-identifying students and staff across Thames Valley to network and learn from inspiring women in health care, education, law, engineering, trades and more. Dr. Lauretta Frederking, President of Brescia University College, will deliver the keynote address.

Here are just a few of the many engaging panels and presentations attendees can experience:

  • Demystifying Engineering: What is it, really? with Julia Collins
  • Explore Careers in Aviation with Jackie Book
  • Brick, Block and Stone – What’s to love about a hands-on trade? with Adrienne Barrett Hofman
  • Discovering Pathways in Education with Iman Al-Areibi
  • Divine Rezolutions Podcast with Kathleen Doxtator
  • Leading in Health and Education with Sarah Padfield
  • Women Thriving in Law with Yola S. Ventresca & Jane Scholes
  • Supporting Human Rights Work with Michelle Young


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