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Me Too! Now What?

January 24, 2018 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM

As the conversation around workplace sexual harassment continues to swell, we will talk about how you can stand up to speak your truth and what to do once you have. Hear from people with lived experience and others who have worked with survivors. 

Register for Voices of Experience: MeToo! Now What? here.

Moderator

Yami Msosa

Title:

Specialist, Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education

Office:

Ryerson University

Biography:

Yamikani Msosa is a grassroots feminist anti-violence activists and support worker. She completed her Master’s degree in Women and Gender Studies at Carleton was employed at the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa as the Public Education Coordinator for seven years. Her role at SASC Ottawa has included training, media, guest lecturing and community organizing. She is member of the Executive Board of the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres OCRCC where she chairs Anti-oppression/anti-racism committee.

Her feminist activism started at Ottawa Coalition to End Violence against Women, then transitioned to Immigrant Women Services of Ottawa, Yami currently sits on the Advisory Council for MATCH International Global Fund for Women. In November 2016 Yamikani Founded UBUNTU OTTAWA, which is an organization which brings together social justice healers and educator in Ottawa giving anti-oppression workshops and alternative healing spaces.

Panelists

Angela Khoury

Title:

Associate

Office:

Singh Lamarche LLP

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Imogen Coe

Title:

Dean, Faculty of Science

Office:

Ryerson University


Kavita Dogra

Title:

Founder

Office:

We Talk Women

Biography:

Kavita Dogra is the founder of We Talk Women, a humble organization working to raise awareness about girls’ and women’s rights issues. Through the organization, she hosts film and documentary screenings that work to expose the injustices being experienced by women in Canada and around the world. Kavita co-chaired the committee that organized the Women’s March in Toronto and is an active volunteer. Kavita believes that everyone needs to do their part in making the world a better place and hopes to inspire people to take meaningful action in their communities.

Michelle DaSilva

Title:

Online and Social Media Manager

Office:

NOW Magazine

Viktoria Belle

Title:

Founder

Office:

Dandelion Initiative

Location

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

5:00PM - 7:00PM

POD-60, Lower Podium Building

350 Victoria St., Toronto, ON M5B 2K3

Partners

The Ryerson University Career Centre is proud to partner with the Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education on this Voices of Experience event.