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What Could a Feminist City Look Like?

27 March 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM | March 27, 2019

Location: Desautel Hall, Second Floor, South Building | Rotman School of Management | University of Toronto | 105 St. George Street | Toronto, ON

To address the issue of access and gender equity in the city and imagine what a feminist city could look like, this event will gather esteemed local urbanists, activists, and writers.

This discussion will feature Kofi Hope, Senior Policy Advisor, Wellesley Institute; Bousfield Distinguished Visitor, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto; Olivia Nuamah, Executive Director, Pride Toronto; Rosemarie Powell, Executive Director, Toronto Community Benefits Network; Brigitte Shim, Professor, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto; Principal, Shim-Sutcliffe Architects; and will be moderated by Sarah Kaplan, Director and Professor – Institute for Gender and the Economy, Rotman School of Management; and Matti Siemiatycki, Director and Professor, School of Cities, University of Toronto.

The conversation will explore public policy, decision-making processes, community engagement, and the urban built form, and discuss potential paths forward to creating a more inclusive city.

The discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A.

This event is co-hosted by the Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE) and the School of Cities.