Equal Voice NCR Chapter: Promoting Women in Municipal Government

2017-02-07 17:00 - 2017-02-07 20:00

The National Capital Region Chapter of Equal Voice is hosting this event to put the 2018 Municipal Election in people’s minds and to promote women in municipal politics.

RSVP: required
A panel discussion will allow attendees to hear what it’s like to serve, contemplate considerations leading to a decision to run, hear about attracting volunteers and donations, what people wish they knew beforehand etc. The event will also include a networking opportunity for all concerned, which can serve as a great way for people to drum up support for a campaign and for individuals to let someone know they’re interested in working on a campaign.

Moderator: Kathleen Monk

Speakers include:
•Councillor Marianne Wilkinson
•Councillor Diane Deans
•Jesse Cressman-Dickinson Advisor – Community Relations and Special Projects in Councillor Tobi Nussbaum’s office
•Gabriela Lopez, Steering Committee, City of All Women Initiative (CAWI)

When:
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
5:00 to 8:00 pm (program begins at 5:30)

Location:
Jean Piggot Place at Ottawa City Hall
110 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

Cost: Free
Light refreshments will be served. Cash bar.

We hope you will join us. We may have just started 2017, but now’s the time for women to be getting ready for the 2018 election!