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Local Brews + Global Views ft. Cuso
September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDTGratuit
Join the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation for its online discussion night Local Brews + Global Views with Catherine Fortin-Lauzier of Cuso International. Catherine will share about Cuso‘s project in Ethiopia promoting access to higher education for high school girls, and the challenges girls face in continuing their education. We’ll discuss how the U-GIRLS 2 program is promoting success and perseverance in girl’s studies, with the support of their families and communities. Bring your coffee & questions and join us for another “from home” edition of Local Brews + Global Views, as Catherine leads this important discussion during Gender Equality Week.
Speaker Bio: Catherine Fortin-Lauzier
Catherine Fortin-Lauzier is the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Specialist at Cuso International, working closely with teams around the globe to ensure impact in promoting equality and inclusion in Cuso’s programming. Catherine holds a Master in Gender and Feminist Studies from the University of Ottawa and a degree in International Studies from Laval University. Her work has been focused on the promotion and recognition of diversity and gender equality in Canada and abroad.