Each year for International Women’s Day on March 8, the Multi-Faith Centre hosts an event to explore how gender rights, justice and spirituality are connected. Annual program events reflect themes decided on by a diverse committee of staff, students and faculty.
The theme for 2020-2021 is climate change.
Program EligibilityU of T undergraduate and graduate students
How The Program Works
Participants are invited to attend events listed in Program Activites & Schedules. Registration is required.
Program Activities & Schedule8 Mar
The Arctic Spirit: Healing our Relationships
Sheila Watt Cloutier, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will discuss her political activism to stop climate change and how her identity as an Inuk woman has influenced this work. Participants will unpack how gender, spirituality, and culture are related to activism, environmentalism, and politics. Moderated Dr. Alana Johns, this event is in collaboration with the Multi-Faith Centre, Hart House Global Commons, Indigenous Initiatives and Emmanuel College.Register