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MNR

Public

Engagements

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Changing the world and inspiring others to do the same.

This is a space which shares some of our latest public engagements including interviews, moderations, and speeches. For a full list of media engagements, visit our "In the Media" page here. For other videos and behind-the-scenes moments from our public engagements and experiences, visit our YouTube Channel here.

UNGEI Dialogue 2

We moderated another dialogue with the UN Girls' Education Initiative and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), titled COVID-19 and Girls' Education: A Tale of Two Futures. It featured former Australian Prime Minister and board chair of GPE Julia Gillard, and Baroness Sugg, Minister for the UK’s International Development and the Foreign Office, and the UK’s special envoy for girls’ education. Finally, there were some incredible girl advocates from around the world who participated in the discussion. 

Ungei Dialogue 1

Honoured to have moderated the UN Girls'​ Education Initiative (UNGEI) “In Solidarity With Girls” Dialogue today, discussing how we can rebuild the ‘new normal’ in education post COVID-19. We were joined by Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, CEO of Plan International, and powerful young women activists representing organizations worldwide!

Girl Talk: Virtual

Panel Series

We  joined the United Nations Foundation's Girl Up Campaign for their first ever Girl Talk virtual panel titled Gender Equality: A Movement not a Moment with some other amazing panelists from around the world. We discussed ways to stay engaged in your communities & level up your leadership skills online.

Our Valedictorian Speech

We were honoured to be the first-ever twin valedictorians of our high school. We had an amazing time being surrounded by friends, family and teachers at our commencement, and loved having the opportunity to address our graduating class.

Girl Up Leadership

Summit 2019

We had such a pleasure interviewing the very inspiring Ambassador Melanne Verveer at the United Nations Foundation's Girl Up Campaign's Leadership Summit. We spoke about the importance of including girls and women in conversations of peace and conflict resolution, her own work as the US Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, and much more.

BPW Durham

Dinner Meeting 2019

We had an amazing opportunity to speak with the inspiring members of the Business and Professional Women of Durham Club about our trip to Pakistan, filming our documentary #DestinedToSoar, and our activism journey overall.

Plan International

Canada IWD 2019

In honour of International Women’s Day in 2019, we partnered with Plan International Canada and sat down with their President & CEO, the awesome Caroline Riseboro to discuss Plan International Canada’s work for gender equality, leadership, and empowerment. 

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