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What Could a Feminist City Look Like?

Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Desautels Hall (Second floor, South Building)
105 St. George Street, Toronto 

Event is free. Register here

Nearly 40 years on from Dolores Hayden’s famous envisioning of a feminist city in her 1980 article “What Would a Non-Sexist City Be Like?”, the city remains deeply inequitable. This event will gather esteemed local urbanists, activists, and writers to engage in a moderated discussion on access and gender equity in the city. The conversation will explore public policy, decision-making processes, community engagement, and the urban built form, and discuss potential paths forward to creating a more inclusive city. The discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A. 

 Kofi Hope
Senior Policy Advisor, Wellesley Institute; Bousfield Distinguished Visitor, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto

Olivia Nuamah
Executive Director, Pride Toronto

Rosemarie Powell
Executive Director, Toronto Community Benefits Network

Brigitte Shim
Professor, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto; Principal, Shim-Sutcliffe Architects.

2 Moderators:
Sarah Kaplan
Director and Professor - Institute for Gender and the Economy, Rotman School of Management
Matti Siemiatycki
Director and Professor, School of Cities, University of Toronto

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