#FierceVoices: Ignite! Young women making media

Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 17:00 to 21:00

#FierceVoices: Ignite! Young Women Making Media, an event organized by Women Transforming Cities and rabble.ca and hosted by the SFU Office of Community Engagement to inspire, amplify and celebrate young women’s voices through media. Join us on May 23 at the Wosk Centre for Dialogue for a FREE afternoon of inspiring speakers and performances. Mingle with like-minded young women and allies at the media fair, and find ways to get your #FierceVoice heard!

#FierceVoices: Ignite! Young women making media, claims space for young women in media. It focuses on both analyzing representation in media and building capacity for young women to create their own voices and media platforms. The event aims to especially highlight marginalized voices, voices that are silenced in mainstream media.

Keynote Speakers: Romila Barryman, creator of Textbook & Anne Theriault, blogger at The Belle Jar, with an opening by Musqueam First Nation activist, Audrey Siegl.

Sammie Jo Rumbaua will be the event's MC, on behalf of Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House.

Panelists include Kathryn Gwun-Yeen Lennon, poet and spoken word artist, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, filmmaker, writer, and actor, Kim Villagante (K!mmortal), multi-dimensional artist: visual arts, singing, emceeing, poetry, and acting.

Performances by K!mmortal, Kathryn Gwun-Yeen Lennon and Youth for a Change.

This is a trans* and queer inclusive event.

This event takes place on Unceded Coast Salish Land.

Please register on Eventbrite

SFU Wosk Centre for DIalogue
580 West Hastings St
Vancouver , BC
49° 17' 3.7248" N, 123° 6' 46.1664" W
British Columbia CA
Tania Ehret

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