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World Delegates To Gather For First-Ever G(irls)20 Summit


 

TORONTO,  - On June 16th, the first-ever G(irls)20 Summit will kick off in Toronto just before the world's leaders gather for the G20 Summit.

Modelled after the G20, the G(irls)20 Summit will bring together one girl from each of the 20 countries to discuss how girls and women can help solve some of the world's greatest challenges. A seat has also been allocated for a girl representing the African Union.

Between June 16th and 18th, the delegates will work together to develop tangible solutions to global challenges. From the 19th to the 25th, they will participate in various workshops addressing problem solving, mentorship and leadership, financial literacy, media relations, government relations and how to utilize social media and technology to communicate globally.


AGENDA

Arrival of Girls

9:30 am
Opening Ceremonies
Panel and Q&A
What is the greatest challenge facing girls and women today?
What practical solution would you put in place to address the challenge you have identified?

  • Sarah Kambou, International Centre for Research on Women
  • Pamela Shifman, NOVO Foundation
  • Swan Paik, Nike Foundation
  • Jill Sheffield, Women Deliver
  • Zainab Salbi, Women for Women International

11:45 am
Presentation and Q&A: The Common Sense of Education. Speaker: Ndungu Kahilu, Plan (Nairobi)

12:30 pm
Break for Lunch

1:45 pm
Presentation and Q&A: The Prowess of Girls & Women. Speaker: Reeta Roy, President, Mastercard Foundation

1:30 pm
Presentation: Maternal & Child Health

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
G(irls) 20 Reception

2:00 pm
Press Conference led by G(irls)20 Ambassadors

From the 19th to the 25th the delegates will be involved in a number of workshops, city events and will visit Ottawa to meet with MPs and Senators.

The workshops will focus on:

  • Blogging courtesy of B5 Media
  • Media and Public Relations courtesy of Veritas Communications
  • Using digital to communicate your message to the world courtesy of Google
  • Government Relations courtesy of Hill & Knowlton
  • Inter-generational Mentorship & Leadership courtesy of Dove
  • Managing your finances

 

    

 

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