The "F" Word
The discussion will centre on what feminism means to women from different walks of life and the challenges they face in their respective roles. Dr. Kathy Sanford, a UVic Professor in the Faculty of Education with chair the panel. “Feminism is for everybody who believes in equality and justice for all – today’s world desperately needs strong feminist voices and perspectives to redress power imbalances and to change the world”.
The panel will include: Dr. Val Napoleon, UVic Law Foundation Chair of Aboriginal Justice & Director of Indigenous Law Research Unit; Dr. Astrid Pérez Piñán, Assistant Professor at UVic School of Public Administration; Layla Robbie from West Coast LEAF; and Jennifer Dayton, Grade 11 student from Claremont Secondary School.