2019-2020 Speaker Programme

100 Years of Canadian Women; Their Impact Locally, Nationally and Internationally



SEPTEMBER 24, 2019

Meet & Greet: Lady Medicos Dr. Jennie Kidd Trout and the Audacious Feats of Women in Medicine
Dr. Shelley McKellar, Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, University of Western Ontario

OCTOBER 22, 2019

A Century of Science: Stories of Canadian Women in STEM
Dr. Eden Hennessey, PhD (Psychology) Research and Programs Director Laurier Centre for Women in Science

NOVEMBER 26, 2019

“Women’s Place: The Bench. Women and the Law in Canada
Dr. Kate Puddister, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Guelph

DECEMBER 7, 2019

SPECIAL EVENT: Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Afternoon Pink Tea for Womens Suffrage
At the Stratford Festival Lobby, 55 Queen Street, Stratford


JANUARY 28, 2020

Women in Theatre: The Past 100 Years
Stephanie Vaillant, Archivist Stratford Festival Archives. 

At the Stratford Festival Costume Warehouse and Archives, 350 Douro Street, Stratford

FEBRUARY 25, 2020

“Change Her World: How a Stratford Charity Increased Educational Opportunities for Women and Girlsin the Developing World
Linda Willis and/or Carol Hamilton, co-founders of Change Her World

MARCH 24, 2020

Resolutions: Discussion of proposals for provincial and national CFUW policy and advocacy

APRIL 18, 2020

SPECIAL EVENT: Saturday 7:30 to 11:00 p.m.
“Celebrating Women: Gala Trivia Night and Silent Auction”Stratford Country Club, 53 Romeo Street North, Stratford

APRIL 28, 2020

“Building our Nation: Women’s Organizations in Canada
Dr. Gail Cuthbert-Brandt, former principal of Renison University College and Associate Vice-President, International at the University of Waterloo

MAY 26, 2020

6:00 p.m Dinner, Queens Inn Stratford, ON
7:00 p.m
. “Indigenous Women’s Leadership; Addressing Violence Against Indigenous Women: OurCollective Responsibility
Cora McGuire-Cyrette, Executive Director, Ontario Native Women’s Association
7:45 p.m. CFUW Stratford AGM

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