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March 8 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

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Join the GenEQ committee to celebrate women’s achievements and reinforce commitment to women’s equality at the 2024 International Women’s Day Breakfast and Panel Discussion presented by GenEq.

What to expect

Starting at 8:30 a.m.
Come grab a bite to eat and a hot drink at the Summerlee Science Complex Atrium, then find your seat for the morning’s panel discussion.

8:55 a.m.
President Charlotte Yates will offer words of welcome and remarks for International Women’s Day.

9:10 a.m.
Leanne Son Hing will moderate a panel on Inspiring Inclusion: how to ensure the needs, interests and aspirations of women* are valued and included in academia, our workplaces, and our communities.

Please RSVP online by March 5 to help us minimize food waste. RSVP now.

About GenEQ

GenEQ (Gender equity at the University of Guelph) is an initiative to advance the status of women* at the UofG. We are all responsible for improving gender equity.

* The GenEQ Advisory Group use an inclusive definition of women that encompasses cisgender, transgender, intersex, and genderqueer women and encourage participation from individuals who are Two Spirit and/or gender nonconforming (e.g., non-binary, agender, bigender, and gender fluid).


Contact the Office of Ceremonies and Events at


Waasamowin – Summerlee Science Complex Atrium
474-570 Gordon St
Guelph, ON N1G 1Y2 Canada
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Additional Info

Event is open to
U of G students, U of G faculty and staff