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#webelonghere Summer Summit

Events don't work for working mothers. We are here to change that.

Lunch time – Recorded – Pay What You Can – Amazing 

Every Wednesday this summer from 12:00pm – 12:45pm EST 

Register for each talk individually! 


Want to support us?

Our event is Pay What You Can and sponsor free. If you are able please consider making a contribution HERE – on your ticket or purchase one of our #webelonghere shirts and/or mugs HERE. All contributions go towards a) paying our speakers b) preparing for our fall #webelonghere campaign and organizing as we advocate for: pay transparency legislation – equal pay for equal work – permanent sick leave for all employees. 

Meet Our Speakers

Advocates, Artists, Change Makers. Feminist powerhouses. All who are changing the dialogue around working women, working mothers and equity and inclusion. Join us as we learn, listen and create change. People we have wanted to hear from. Voices we need to have amplified – right here – talking with YOU

June 30, 2021

Kadie Ward - Commissioner and CAO - Pay Equity Commission of Ontario

Join us as we chat about Pay Equity and her vision for a post pandemic recovery. We will make space for Q&A.

Pop on over to the Pay Equity Commission website HERE

Follow along on social media on twitter

July 7, 2021

Dominique Riviere - Principal & Founder Fictive Kin Equity Lab

Join us as Dominique shares how rewriting instiutional stories can help organizations create sustainable, equitable change.

Please head on over to Dominique’s website to find out more about how you can work with her. Check out the site HERE

July 21, 2021

Solutions to Canada’s gender wage gap with Karen Jensen - Federal Pay Equity Commissioner - Canadian Human Rights Commission

Canada’s first pay equity commissioner Karen Jensen outlines a road map to achieving pay equity in this intimate discussion and Q&A. All details on the registration page! 

For more information please head to the website HERE.

Follow along on social media with the links below

July 28, 2021

Reimagining Motherhood Post Pandemic with
Katherine Goldstein and Angela Garbes

A candid conversation with the creators of the critically acclaimed podcast the Double Shift focused on rethinking our roles as mothers. Come and hang out with us as we chat and have some time for some Q&A with Katherine and Angela.

Check out the Double Shift website HERE

August 4, 2021

Why including lived experience in research and policy development matters with Eloise Tan

Details coming soon.

August 11, 2021

Diversity and inclusion in tech with Lucie Jeffers - Chief People Officer at Canada Learning Code

Lucie Jeffers joins us to talk about tech, women and all things diversity and inclusion in tech. Come and hang out with us as we chat and have some time for some Q&A.

August 25, 2021

The imbalance of emotional labour and how to fix it with Gemma Hartley

Gemma Hartley is the author of Fed Up: Emotional Labor, Women, and the Way Forward. Come join us as we discuss her book, solutions and more.

Sept 1, 2021

How to lighten your mental load and divide tasks more evenly at home with - Eve Rodsky author of Fair Play

In her New York Times bestselling book Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live), Eve Rodsky applies her expertise in organizational management to a problem closer to home – a system for couples seeking balance, efficiency, and peace in their home.

Sept 8, 2021

Motherhood, art and identity with Jessie Buchanan

Jessie is currently a professional art therapist working remotely in northern First Nations communities, via Zoom. She is a member of Aamjiwnaang First Nation, but lives in Thadinadonnih or “the place where they built” (Guelph, Ontario). She is a mother of 2 and continues to explore themes of identity and connection to land in her painting.

Sept 15, 2021

Anti- Black racism in the workplace with Ekua Quansah - Head, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research & Principal, Quansah Consulting

Ekua Quansah is a lawyer and consultant with more than 10 years of experience in the strategic development and implementation of equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives. Join us for this conversation and the opportunity to ask questions. 

Sept 22, 2021

Joeli Brearley - Founder of Pregnant then Screwed

Join us as we discuss Ending The Motherhood Penalty with Joeli Brearly. We will talk advocacy, her work in the UK and leave time for some Q&A. All details on the registration page!

Check out the Pregnant then Screwed website HERE

Purchase a copy of the Pregnant then Screwed book HERE

Follow along on social media at the channel of your choice below

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Please sign up for one or all of our talks. We know that people have summer plans or busy schedules so we are making it accessible. If you would like to contrubute please donate HERE

Thanks for asking you can donate here (no fees taken!) or you can buy one of our #webelonghere shirts to get ready for our next campaign here

Ummm – of course! This is a Moms at Work summit! Who would we be if we didn’t offer a free recording. We would love you to attend live but if you can’t we will share the recordings to those signed up for our newsletter. Not on the list? Better fix that and join here 

 I am sad that you have to ask this! But the answer is yes. We have asked our speakers to do limited prep work other than to review our questions and we have asked them to choose what they would like to speak about. What is important to THEM. (Shocking I know). Moms at Work aims to set new standards. 

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