When: March 8 2018

Where: New Westminster, Canada


International Women’s Day: #PRESSforPROGRESS JIBC

March 8, 2018

To inspire and embolden people in the fields of public safety and social justice to bring the female perspective into their work in meaningful and innovative ways.


JIBC students, faculty, staff, clients and the broader community


This event will provide a forum for the JIBC community to continue the dialogue around women in public safety and social justice from strategies to support gender parity to celebrating accomplished women in the field. The lineup for the day will include:

  • Welcome  and live polls
  • Fast-paced mini-presentations
  • Panel Discussion with accomplished women in public safety and social justice.
  • Presentation and Discussion: BC Senator Mobina Jaffer, who served as Canada’s Special Envoy for Peace in Sudan and chaired the Canadian Committee on Women, Peace and Security.
  • Closing and "take action"


Thursday, March 8, 2018

Breakfast at 8am

Forum from 8:30am to 12:30 pm


Justice Institute of British Columbia - 715 McBride Boulevard, New Westminster, BC


Cost is $35/person/ For more info and to register visit:


A limited number of free seats will be offered to JIBC students, faculty and staff.

Email IWD@jibc.ca 



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