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Friday, 2 September 2016

Wed Sept 28th at Rialto Hall: GIRL POSITIVE launch, panel and live perfomances!

Join us with co-host Manon Gauthier @ The Rialto Theatre, Montreal

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 7pm (doors open at 6)

For REDEFINING POWER & POLITICS: a book launch & signing with live local performers and a panel discussion lead by GIRL POSITIVE authors Tatiana Fraser & Caia Hagel on how girls and young women, with support from their allies, are transforming and redefining the power landscape.

Featuring panelists:
*Rebecca Cohen-Palacios, coder and co-founder of Pixelles
*Megan Kanerahtenhawi Whyte, Mohawk First Nations artist
*Gabrielle Joncas-Brunet, Sex Educator at Head & Hands
*Rachel Zellars, Executive Director of Girls Action Foundation

*With live acts from:
Singer-Songwriter Sierra Foster
Singer-Songwriter M.A.
Spoken word artist Shanice Nicole


Check out their page here and RSVP for the event here.

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TATIANA FRASER is a writer, speaker and social innovator. She is co-founder and past Executive Director of Girls Action Foundation. Fraser is recognized as a Global Ashoka Fellow and was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Powerful Women in 2010 by The Women’s Executive Network. Through movement building, education and innovation, Fraser has contributed to advancing the empowerment and leadership of girls and women. She has served on numerous boards and advisory committees including The Carold Institute, Food Secure Canada, Exeko, and Actua among others.


CAIA HAGEL is a writer, creative director and entrepreneur. Her written work on culture and innovation has appeared in many publications from ART PAPERS to Vogue. Hagel is co-editor-in-chief of SOFA magazine and co-founder of GuerrillaPop+MediaLab, a boutique media co-op that invented “moral offsetting” to create humanist media. She is also cofounder and director of HungryForFortune, a startup collective whose projects pioneer new movements in technology, culture and female leadership. She has been a speaker on art, design, pop and youth media at several events, including at the Forum d’Avignon@ Paris, where her presentation on selfies contributed to a new Bill of Digital Human Rights.

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