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Lunch & Learn with International Gender Equality Speakers

February 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the dialogue on Gender Equality with global partners from Haiti and El Salvador.

About this Event

On February 5, join OCIC, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) and Partners In Health Canada over lunch to meet Didi Bertrand & Cesar Gamez, OCIC’s Gender Equality Speakers. Learn about their international efforts and perspectives on Gender Equality.


Didi Bertrand is the Senior Advisor on Community Health and Strategist for Gender, Adolescent Youth’s Health and Development with Partners In Health. A native of Haiti, Ms. Bertrand also leads The Women and Girls Initiative, an adolescent girls’ social protection and empowerment program targeting marginalized adolescent girls and young women operating in Rwanda and Haiti.

Cesar Gamez is an educator and a member of CoCoSI’s theater troupe “Reality on Stage. He is also Co-Founder of Country Breezes, a group of gender non-binary persons from rural impoverished communities of El Salvador.

A separate public speaker event, “Global & Local perspectives on Gender Equality,“will be held on February 6, 2020 at the City of Toronto City Council Chambers. Registration info to be released soon.