Generation Equality Innovation Mastermind

Join us on March 26, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
for an event that serves to engage the youth voice around the 2021 Generation Equality Forum's six action coalitions prior to the start of the forum on March 29.

Let's bring perspectives of the next generation forward to ensure the challenges, priorities and proposed solutions of young people around the world are heard and taken seriously as we work to drive immediate and irreversible action towards gender equality.

Sample Agenda

From Mexico to Paris and Beyond:
Gender Equality for the Next Generation

In advance of the Generation Equality Forum, BridgingTheGap Ventures with the support UN Women will co-host an Innovation Mastermind to engage, empower and co-create solutions for gender equality with young women around the world.
A panel of industry leaders and gender equality advocates will connect through intergenerational dialogues to explore some of the greatest barriers to equality, leadership and opportunity for women and girls worldwide.
To ensure young people are at the center of these critical discussions, this Innovation Mastermind will feature breakout sessions facilitated by young changemakers around the six Action Coalitions for the Generation Equality Forum:

Intergenerational Panel

Anita Bhatia

Deputy Executive Director for UN Women

Sana Afouaiz

Founder and director, Womenpreneur Initiative

Eirliani Abdul Rahman

Senior Assistant Director, National Council of Social Service

Kelly Lovell

Founding chair of YOUNGA and CEO of BridgingTheGap Ventures

Industry Mentors

Louise Victor

Executive Director, Monsignor Patrick Anthony Folk Research Centre (FRC)

Melissa Sassi

Chief Penguin, IMBZ

Xian Horn

Contributor, Forbes and disability and beauty advocate

Karen Craggs-Milne

Head of Anti-Racism, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Thoughtexchange

Karlyn Percil

Emotional Intelligence and Neuro-Life Coach; CEO, KDPM Consulting Group INC.; Founder, SisterTalk Group Leadership and Wellness Academy

Pavita Singh

Acting Executive Director, Girls Health Ed; Director of content and communications; Konversai

Dr. Robyn Charlery White

Founder and director, Herstoire

Christi Wigle

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, United Against Slavery

Youth Facilitators

Emily Lin

Taiwan, Asia

Leslie Collao

Peru, South America

Salwa Mansuri

UAE, Asia

Riya Mehta

Canada, North America

Jessie Chung

China, Asia

Ebenye Njie

Cameroon, Africa

Ameera Eshtewi

United States, North America

Taofeekat Adigun

Nigeria, Africa

Robin Happel

United States, North America

Ishanvi Malayanil

United States, North Amerca

Namutebi Brtnah Namatovu

Uganda, Africa

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