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Poverty and Housing from the Margins: Communities Respond to COVID-19 Webinar

The Live Work Well Research Centre is launching a webinar series entitled “From the Margins: Communities Respond to COVID-19”, where we will elevate perspectives often excluded from dominant discussions of COVID-19. The panelists will discuss what are the specific challenges that their communities and organizations are facing due to COVID-19 and the social, political, and economic conditions underlying these challenges. 
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2020 Work + Family Researchers Network Conference

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The 5th biennial conference of the WFRN is expected to draw more than 700 researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders with work-family interests. The submission portal for sessions and presentations opens in late July 2019.  The submission deadline is November 1, 2019. More details will be available soon.

More Promise than Practice: GBA+, Intersectionality and Impact Assessment

Webinar presented by the Live Work Well Research Centre. More Promise than Practice: Gender-Based Analysis+ Intersectionality and Impact Assessment extends our knowledge about promising practices in intersectional impact assessments by turning to international literature and examples. We are interested in how to better understand and respond to the experiences of Indigenous women and Two-Spirit persons, youth, and people with disabilities in resource development and extraction contexts.

(Cancelled due to Covid-19) Accessibility Conference: Policy, Technology and Awareness

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Most accessibility barriers in organizations arise from issues related to policy, technology and awareness. How can organizations encourage their staff to address these dimensions of accessibility in an integrated, holistic way?  The conference organizing committee invites you to share your thoughts on these or other social, economic or political drivers that are key to transforming the accessible landscape of Ontario by 2025.     Submission deadline: January 26, 2020

2SLGBTQ+ Allyship Workshop

Workshop presented by Thomas Sasso, PhD ABD, Co-founder, Sexual and Gender Diversity Research Lab

Interactive Workshop: Women and Leadership

Description: This 90-minute interactive session is designed to explore women’s experiences managing social relationships in the workplace as embedded in their work roles, and the implications of these relational practices for health and well-being. In the first part of the session, and using research and theory from the occupational health and well-being literature, we will explore the links between gender, emotional labour, imposter syndrome, stress, and burnout.  

Transforming Knowledge, Research and Activism Film Screening: Knowledge Mobilization Women and Girls with Disabilities

The Transforming Knowledge, Research and Activism (TDKRA) invites you to join us for our Film Screening event, entitled “Our Journey: An Interdisciplinary Conversation with Women and Girls with Disabilities across Borders”. Our Journey is a documentary film figuring the collective voice of girls and women with disabilities in Vietnam, who have engaged in the TDKRA project from 2017-2019.

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