Last modified: 2019-11-06
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David Casperson
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Computer Science
University of Northern British Columbia

Inspiring Women Among Us—2019 Schedule

This page is an inaccurate HTML rendition of the IWAU .pdf file found here (week 1) and here (week 2) .

Tuesday, November 12
12:00–13:30 University Mentoring Community, Community Mentoring University: The opportunity for community university interrelationships with Dan Weeks (President, UNBC), Lyn Hall (Mayor, Prince George) and Lori Ackerman (Mayor, Fort St. John) Hubspace
1299 3rd Avenue, PG.
Wednesday, November 13
10:00–11:00IWAU Opening Ceremony Wintergarden, UNBC
09:30–11:30*Paint your feminist T-shirt event Doug Little Lounge
13:00–14:00President’s Speaker Series: Dr. Annette Trimbee (President, University of Winnipeg) Canfor
15:00-16:30 Workshop: Becoming a Post-Secondary Senior Administrator with Dr. Annette Trimbee6-205
19:00–20:00 Books n Brews: Join us as we pair favourite feminist books and beers. Free 19+ event Bring ID Prince George Public Library
(Bob Harkins Branch)
Call to RSVP (250)563-9251
Thursday, November 14
08:30–17:00Pro-choice Rally 15th Avenue in front of the Hospital (UHNBC)
10:00–15:00Louis Riel Day
Hosted by Joyce Roberts
Bentley Centre, UNBC
19:00–21:30Creativity Night with Si TranskenUNBC, Rotunda Gallery
19:00-20:30Master Minds: “The Girl Push-Up” with Jennifer CoburnPrince George Public Library (Bob Harkins Branch)
Friday, November 15
12:00–13:30Global Fridays: Dr. Devi Mucina Gulu WaKulu: Dancing Healthy Masculinities into BeingUNBC, 5-175 Watch online at
12:00–14:00*Make a Cloth Pad: Scarlet Tide Brigade Workshop with PGPIRG, UNBC, & NWC (About bodies and menstruation)Prince George Public Library (Bob Harkins Branch) Keith Gordon Room
14:00–15:15What’s Gender Got to Do with It? Opportunities and Challenges of Mentoring Across Genders in STEM: A Panel Discussion7-158
14:30–16:30*NRESI Colloquium: Rosemary Wardley (Cartographer, National Geographic) Mapping in a Man’s World: Amazing Tales of Feminist and Queer Mapping Adventures in a Male-dominated Field.8-164. Watch online at
17:00–Follow up discussion in the pubThirsty Moose
19:00–21:00pmFILM: Tomboy (Contains violence and occasional nudity) Cinema CNC Room, 1-306 College of New Caledonia
Saturday, November 16
10:00–11:00*Feminist Story TimeBooks & Company
1685 3rd Avenue, PG.
14:30–16:00*Free Being Me: Body Confidence for Young GirlsPrince George Public Library (Bob Harkins Branch)
14:00–17:00*The Paperbag Princess by Robert Munsch, by Pocket TheatreCinema CNC Room, 1-306 College of New Caledonia
Sunday, November 17
13:00–14:00Book Launch - Helen Knott - In My Own Moccasins: A Memoir of ResilienceBooks & Company
1685 3rd Avenue, PG.
14:30–16:00*The Paperbag Princess by Robert Munsch, by Pocket TheatrePrince George Public Library (Bob Harkins Branch)
14:00–16:00MAWA - Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art with Shawna Dempsey
Monday, November 18
10:00–11:30Writing Workshop with Helen KnottUNBC Gathering Place
14:00–17:00MAWA - Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art with Shawna Dempsey UNBC Gathering Place
Tuesday, November 19
9:30–14:00Hijab for a Day UNBC Wintergarden
10:30–12:00If I Were Mayor (a SD57 activity; designated classes involved) Prince George City Council Chamber
10:30–12:00Women and Their Inner Critics: The Power of your Inner Voice, a Workshop with Bev Best UNBC Gathering Place
12:00–13:00Follow-Up Lunch for Women and Their Inner CriticsUNBC Gathering Place
12:00–13:00Man 2 Man: A Networking Lunch for Men, hosted by Rob BuddeUNBC 6-205
15:30–17:00*Women Building: A Chance to Explore Opportunities for Women in the Trades, hosted by CNC, the City of Prince George, and IWAUPrince George Public Library (Bob Harkins Branch) Keith Gordon Room
17:30–18:30Small Business Speed-Mentoring, hosted by Natascha Lukawitski UNBC 6-205
Wednesday, November 20
10:00–11:30Laisha Rosnau Reading & Book LaunchBentley Centre
11:30–13:00The IWAU Mentoring Lunch, Hosted with the UNBC Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology RSVP Bentley Centre
18:00–21:00Transgender Day of RemembranceOmineca Arts Centre 369 Victoria St.
Thursday, November 21
11:00–13:00Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, Hosted by the Northern Women’s Centre, the NUGSS Women’s Rep, and Engineers & GeoScientists of BC (Sponsor) UNBC Canfor Wintergarden; reception in Doug Little Lounge off Wintergarden
19:00–21:00Rise and Agitate! Concert-in-the-Round and Live Choral Performance Featuring Amy Blanding, Britt AM, Shara Gustafson, Genevieve Jade, and all-female choir. Premiere of Amy Blanding's music video "Rise and Agitate" produced by 6ix sigma Productions, in Prince George. UNBC Atrium Charles J. McCaffray Hall

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