October 11 is the International Day of the Girl and Carleton experts are available to comment.

Rebecca Bromwich
Program Director for the Graduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution program, Department of Law and Legal Studies

Phone:  613-520-2600, ext. 2621

Bromwich is available to discuss issues related to girls under child protection and criminal laws, and the right to sexual autonomy in the wake of current controversies about Ontario’s sex-ed curriculum and the #MeToo movement.

Bromwich is the program director for the Graduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution. She is a per diem Crown attorney with the Ministry of the Attorney General in Ottawa. Bromwich has been a columnist for Lawyers Weekly and has authored and co-authored several books for students and legal system practitioners, including lawyers, paralegals and police.

Katie Bausch
Instructor, Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies

Phone:  613-520-2600, ext. 8562
Email:    katharine.bausch@carleton.ca

Bausch is available to discuss gender in popular culture, gender and body image, femininity and masculinity, and social movements.

Bausch is a feminist historian and interdisciplinary scholar whose research examines the intersections of gender, race, popular culture consumption, sex and class. Her current work examines the ways in which feminism and feminists have been represented in U.S. popular culture since the 1930s. Bausch is an advocate of feminist activism in educational communities and works closely with high schools to introduce feminist learning.

Clare Beckton
Executive in Residence, Centre for Research and Education on Women and Work

Phone: 613-795-5026

Beckton has extensive experience in a broad range of areas, including leading large organizations, strategic planning, governance, leadership to change systems, risk management, gender, diversity, inclusion, Indigenous policy issues and advancement of women’s leadership. She is the author of Own It, Your Success, Your Life, Your Future.

She served as the deputy head of Status of Women Canada, managing the departmental agency and providing advice to ministers. She led development of public policy for the advancement of women and helped non-profits seek funding to benefit women.

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