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A Fresh Look at Canadian History with Reverend Dr. Anthony Bailey
Speaker: Reverend Dr. Anthony Bailey
Rev. Dr. Bailey is dedicated to social justice, especially racial reconciliation, and is a strong promoter of interfaith collaborations, affordable housing and providing food for all. Under Dr. Bailey’s guidance, Parkdale Church, his parish since 1999, has delivered meal programs from November to the end of March known as ‘In From The Cold’. Volunteers provide warm dinners to members of the Ottawa community facing poverty and other challenges. Dr. Bailey also serves on the Board of the Ottawa Mission.
Advancing women’s leadership and inclusion to support diversity, equality and inclusion goals with Clare Beckton
Speaker: Clare Beckton, BA, LLB (Sask.), MPA (Harvard), (Fulbright Scholar and Littauer Fellow)
Clare Beckton is a lawyer, a former senior executive including as head of Status of Women Canada, entrepreneur, author of Own it-Your Success Your Future, Your Life and many articles, sought after speaker, mentor and coach and award-winning advocate for advancing women’s leadership and for diversity and inclusion. She serves or has served on several non-profit Boards including chair of the Queensway Carleton Hospital Board, a member of the Harvard Women’s Leadership Board and now as chair of the Beechwood National Cemetery Board.
Bringing Care and Anti-Poverty Work, Back to the Centre
Speaker: Senator Kim Pate
Senator Pate is a member of the Order of Canada, a recipient of the Governor General’s Award in Commemoration of the Persons Case, the Canadian Bar Association’s Bertha Wilson Touchstone Award, and six honourary doctorates among other awards. She has made significant contributions to public education around the issues of women’s inequality and discriminatory treatment within social, economic and criminal legal spheres. She was appointed to the Senate as an Independent Senator in November 2016 after being the Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies from January 1992.
Canary in the Coal Mine: Why the threat to human rights in Afghanistan, and the consequences for women and girls, should matter to all of us.
Speaker: Lauryn Oates, PhD., Executive Director, Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan
Dr. Lauryn Oates is an advocate for equitable access to quality education in conflict zones. Her organization is a Canadian charity that has helped make the human right to education real for ensuring access to learning for thousands of Afghan girls and women.
Chantal Plamondon and Jay Sinha – Co-Founders of ‘Life Without Plastic’
Topic: Plastic Pollution Worldwide and Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint
December Holiday Event- Festive Flutes
Join in the OWCC’s very special holiday event in the beautiful dining room of The Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club. Seasonal music will be provided by the Camerata Flutes, which includes Vic Norian, Janet Kreda and Michelle Bakota, who will play a selection of secular and faith-based holiday tunes, for your listening pleasure. There will be great food, door prizes and the sharing of good times. Bring a guest, maybe your spouse or a friend….buy a ticket for someone you cherish and share the spirit of the season.
Democratizing Music Education: Perspectives, Examples and Explorations
Speaker: Joan Harrison, MM (Yale), PhD (uOttawa)
Joan combines her experiences as a cellist, educator, and entrepreneur, to manage the Capital Strings and Voices Collective (CSVC) whose mandate includes building community through the arts. Currently, CSVC is collaborating with youth from Kitigan Zibi First Nations Reserve to provide music lessons in concert with youth from Ottawa. In 2020, Joan was one of two Canadians awarded a Global Leaders Fellowship to receive an intensive year of executive training for agents of social change.