The World According To Girls

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Please ensure you have a spot at the event by registering here in advance: http://uoft.me/kakumagirls

Tuesday March 21, 2017 | 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM

TOPIC: “The World According to Girls”

SPEAKER: Clare Morneau, Grade 12 Student, Havergal College; Youth Ambassador - United Nations’ Global Humanitarian Lab; Author, Kakuma Girls: Sharing Stories of Hardship and Hope from Kakuma Refugee Camp, (Barlow Books, 2016)

VENUE: Desautels Hall (Second Floor, South Building)
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
105 St George Street

COST: $19.95 per person (includes 1 signed copy of Kakuma Girls, 1 seat at the event, coffee)

SESSION SYNOPSIS: A passionate advocate for girls' education and refugee issues, Clare Morneau is a 17-year-old author and speaker who lives in Toronto with her father, Canada's Finance Minister and Member of Parliament (Toronto Centre Riding), Bill Morneau, mother, Nancy McCain, and siblings Henry, Edward and Grace Acan, who joined the family in 2010 from Northern Uganda. Clare is compassionate, driven and committed to working for real change. As a student at Havergal College, she founded the Kakuma Toronto Girls Education Partnership. In 2016 she released her first book, “Kakuma Girls”. She completed a four-week internship at the Global Humanitarian Lab, a partner organization of the United Nations, in 2016, and has been named a Global Humanitarian Lab Youth Ambassador by the organization. Clare spoke at several high-profile events in 2016 including the UN's One Young World Conference, We Day, Walrus Talks and TedX Youth Talks. Kakuma Girls has been widely praised and recommended by major media including The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, CTV, CBC and Chatelaine.
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By: Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

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