International Women's Day

Posted on 2012-03-04

The National Congress of Italian-Canadians is proud to present the third edition of the International Women’s Day event which will be held on March 3rd and 4th at the Centre Culturel de la Petite-Italie-Casa d’Italia, 505 Jean-Talon Est, corner of Berri St. This year’s theme is entitled « Diversity and Similarities »

The events will begin on Saturday, March 3rd from 13h00 to 17h00 with an art exhibit featuring women artists from different communities. On the Sunday, March 4th a conference/debate on this year’s theme will be presented starting at 14h00.  This year’s panelists are: Ms. Antonia Maioni, Director, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, associate professor and William Dawson scholar, PhD Northwestern University; Ms. Marjorie Villefranche, Director General, Maison Haiti; Ms. Melpa Kamateros, Director General, Shield of Athena Family Services; Ms. Shafiqa Allayaar, Director General MAFCAN – Maison Afghan-Canadienne. The moderator:  Me Margherita M. Morsella, lawyer and president of the organizing committee. The conference will be followed by a cocktail/vernissage for all.

For all information and/or to reserve your places:  514-279-6357 or by e-mail [email protected]


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