Communications Header

Events Details

Gender Summit 11 North America 2017

From November 6 to 8, 2017, close to 600 advocates of gender equality from science, innovation and development will participate in the Gender Summit 11 North America 2017, to be held in Montréal, Canada. Those present will have the opportunity to engage in fruitful discussions under the overarching theme of “Embracing pluralism and thriving through diversity – shaping science and innovation.”

The Gender Summit 11 North America 2017 will be co-hosted by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). NSERC supports several IMII research & development projects. IMII is supporting four diversity & inclusion challenges to open the door to greater participation by women and Indigenous people in the minerals industry.

The Gender Summits are a series of interconnected, action-based events held across the globe since 2011. Members from industry, academia, research organizations, businesses, education, and other groups interested in gender equality issues are invited to follow the discussions and participate in the dialogue emerging from the Gender Summit 11 North America 2017.

For more information, please see web link for the event.