Canadian Women Leaders’ Digital Defense Initiative

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 25/02/2021
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Canadian Women Leaders’ Digital Defense Initiative – Ontario Panel

Disinformation and online harms targeting Canadian women leaders: a threat to democracy

About this Event

With support from the Department of Heritage’s Digital Citizens Contribution Program, the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) is delighted to launch the Canadian Women Leaders’ Digital Defense Initiative.

The Initiative will examine the impact of disinformation and online harms targeting Canadian women leaders.

Speakers

– Lisa Raitt, former Canadian politician who served as the Deputy Leader of the Opposition from 2017 to 2019.

Supriya Dwivedi, journalist and panelist on Power and Politics

Lana Cuthbertson, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Areto Lab

Mercedes Stephenson, Global News’ Ottawa Bureau Chief