Women Leaders During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Women in Global Health Canada is hosting its first event in 2021 on the issue of "Women Leaders During the COVID-19 Pandemic" on January 27th, 2021. 


Organizer: Women in Global Health Canada 


Event description: 

With more than half of its national COVID-19 response team composed of women, Canada has emerged as a leading country in putting women’s voices and representation at the centre of its pandemic response.

Join Women in Global Health Canada to hear from four incredible Canadian women leaders who will be sharing their experiences of working and leading during the COVID-19 pandemic and discussing the importance of gender parity in global health security leadership.



  • Dr. Djenana Jalovcic, Inclusive Development Practitioner, WGH Canada Chapter Member, Associate Professor at the Department of Health and Functioning, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
  • Linda Silas, President of the Canadian Nurses Federation Union
  • Dr. Fozia Alvi, Founder and President of Humanity Auxilium, 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Canadian Women in Global Health List (#CWIGH)
  • Dr. Jocalyn Clark, Founder of Canadian Women in Global Health (#CWIGH), Executive Editor at The Lancet, Advisor to WGH Canada, Adjunct Professor at the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto


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