The Alexa McDonough Institute for Women, Gender and Social Justice at MSVU (or AMI) is partnering with the Douglas Coldwell Layton Foundation to host a public lecture featuring Peggy Nash, an expert on women in politics and labour relations.

Taking on the responsibility of leadership can offer others a chance to act on their values and make changes on the issues they care about. Women leaders are needed now more than ever. Join Peggy’s lecture to find out why.

All are welcome.

When: 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 (doors open at 5:30 p.m.), reception to follow

Where: Seton Academic Centre, Auditoriums B & C, Mount Saint Vincent University

About Peggy

Nash Peggy Nash is the author of Women Winning Office: An Activist’s Guide to Getting Elected, in which she encourages those who are often excluded to consider running for office, work she continues as the co-instructor of the Toronto Metropolitan University Women in the House Program.

Peggy is a former member of Parliament during which time she held official portfolios in finance and industry, and was a federal NDP leadership candidate and a former senior negotiator with CAW (now UNIFOR) in the automobile, airline and service sectors. She also pioneered women’s leadership training and equity policies. Peggy was invested into the Order of Canada in 2023 and holds an honorary Doctorate of Law from Brock University.

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