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19 Jan

Highlights from Blazing Trails for Women and Leadership with Kim Campbell

January 19, 2018 | By |

Canada’s 19th Prime Minister visited SPPG to share her unique insights as part of our special event series on Women and Leadership.

Photo of Kim Campbell by Lisa Sakulensky

Photo of Kim Campbell by Lisa Sakulensky

When it comes to blazing the trail for women, the Right Honourable Kim Campbell’s career includes many milestones. From the age of 16 when she became the first female student body president of her high school, until 30 years later as the first female prime minister of Canada at the age of 46, Ms. Campbell has spent much of her life breaking barriers for women.

Lillie Richardella, CEO of the International Women’s Forum & Leadership Foundation, shared this about Ms. Campbell: “Kim Campbell occupies a special space in the world of leadership, not only as a woman of many extraordinary firsts… but as a woman who’s created a rich legacy of inspiration and expanded opportunities for girls and women across the globe.”

Below are highlights from this inspiring talk, as well as a special panel discussion with Terhas Ghebretecle (Director of SPPG’s Gender, Diversity, and Public Policy Initiative) and Sarah Kaplan (Distinguished Professor of Gender & the Economy at the Rotman School of Business and the Director of the Institute for Gender and the Economy), as shared by the audience:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read more about the event as covered by U of T’s The Varsity

This event is made possible by the David Peterson Women and Leadership Lecture Series

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