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Women in Leadership Summit 2021: Resilience has ended
The Women in Leadership Summit 2021 is pleased to have Morgex Insurance and Capital Planning as sponsors for this year’s event. They have generously provided some exciting door prize opportunities for summit attendees.

Check out the SPONSORS page and click on the logos for more information on how to enter. You have until midnight on Sunday, March 7 to submit your name.

We’d also like to thank Morgex Insurance for their $2500 donation to an Alberta charity supporting women.




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Saturday, March 6 • 11:30am - 12:20pm
Breakout session 2 - A Call to Action for Advancing Indigenous Women in Education: Restoring Balance through Truth, Justice and Reconciliation LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

“For our young women, for our grandmothers, for our women who travel with us, we are sacred because we exist. We are sacred because we have survived.” – Audrey Siegel, The National Inquiry Elders and Grandmothers Circle

Throughout this session you will examine historical and contemporary issues, challenges and inequities for Indigenous women, including action to support reclaiming power and place. You will deepen your understanding of why it’s crucial to support Indigenous women and how you can contribute to restoring balance within education systems.




Speakers
avatar for Melissa Purcell

Melissa Purcell

Executive Staff Officer, Indigenous Education, Alberta Teachers' Association
Melissa Purcell is Denesuline and a member of Smith's Landing First Nation in Treaty 8 territory. She is an Executive Staff Officer, Professional Development, Indigenous Education with the Alberta Teachers’ Association and continues to lead Walking Together: Education for Reconciliation... Read More →


Saturday March 6, 2021 11:30am - 12:20pm MST
Zoom