Film Premiere and Dialogue: Women Bending the Curve on Climate Change
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The Centre for Civic Governance at Columbia Institute is pleased to present the first public screening of this important new documentary film.
Set in the context of the Paris climate change agreements, the documentary tells the stories of climate change leaders from Canada's West Coast working in renewable energy, city government, energy conservation, community engagement, sustainable food, finance and indigenous land stewardship.
Their inspiring stories explore how climate science, meaningful action and women's collaborative leadership intersect to bend the curve on climate change.
Please join us at 6:30pm for a reception (no-host bar)
Film begins at 7:00pm
Dialogue with the film-maker and special guests at 8:00pm
*Seating is limited so be sure to get your tickets early.
About the film maker:
Dr. Joanna Ashworth is the director of professionals programs and partnerships in the Faculty of Environment at Simon Fraser University. She is a research associate with Centre for Sustainable Development and the Pacific Water Research Centre at SFU, a senior Dialogue Associate with the Wosk Centre for Dialogue, and a researcher with the SSHRC-funded project Participedia.net. An educator in sustainability, civic engagement and social learning, Joanna's research interests include innovations in sustainability leadership, dialogue and social innovation. Joanna has directed and produced numerous documentaries and dramas over the years. She is also a permaculturalist in training and loves to spend time on her 5 acre farm in rural town of Gibsons.
About the Centre for Civic Governance:
The Columbia Institute's Centre for Civic Governance informs, inspires and connects Canada's locally-elected leaders. We do this by building and strengthening communities across Canada through the sharing of best practices, skills and tools development opportunities and timely research. CCG activities include policy research, High Ground - an annual progressive governance forum and networking receptions at federal and provincial gatherings during the year.
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