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The Top 7 Reasons Smart Women Should Speak Up

by Shari Graydon

… is the catchy title* of a public presentation Informed Opinions will be making in Vancouver on the eve of International Women’s Day, Monday, March 7th. Simon Fraser University is sponsoring both the lecture and two days of workshops – one for scholars and one for local NGO leaders.

The 7 pm presentation at SFU’s Harbour Centre campus (515 West Hastings, room 7000) will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Vancouver Sun columnist Daphne Bramham, SFU communications prof, Kathleen Cross, and freelance journalist Vivian Luk.

(*The original title – “Causes and Consequences of the Gender Gap in Public Discourse” – sounded both more scientific and more likely to induce sleepiness.)