Author: Jessica Howard
Jessica Howard is Manager, Content and Web at the Canadian Women’s Foundation. Having worked as a journalist, blogger, content strategist and university instructor, she believes that storytelling is key to social change. As a mother of two sons, she is also highly knowledgeable about Lego, Star Wars and Superheroes.
In a recent Facebook Live chat, we caught up with Elizabeth Renzetti, Globe & Mail columnist, author, and the winner of the 2020 Landsberg Award.
In a recent Facebook Live discussion, we addressed these intertwined journeys and our commitment to recognizing systemic racism as a key barrier to achieving gender equality for all women.
This Montreal-based program, which engages girls ages 8 to 17 in fun, confidence-building science activities, has worked hard and innovated to keep supporting girls during the pandemic.
We’re looking at weeks of keeping kids healthy, happy, and active with limited or no access to camps, sports programs, and community services like pools, libraries, and playgrounds. There are other layers to this too, like screen-time skirmishes where kids and parents/caregivers have to fight for tech and Internet access and work and play space—if it’s even properly available in the first place.