International Day of the Girl is Oct. 11, 2020 and Carleton experts are available to comment on a range of issues that women and girls are facing in Canada and globally.

Clare Beckton
Executive in Residence, Centre for Research on Inclusion at Work (CRIW) Carleton

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.

Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich
Professor, Department of Law and Legal Studies


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

Her full-time role is manager, Diversity and Inclusion for the law firm Gowling WLG for their offices in Canada and Russia.  Prior to taking on that position, she served as program director for the Graduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution program at Carleton.

Amina Mire
Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology


Mire is available to discuss a range of related topics including women and health. racialization and biomedicalization of women’s bodies and skin, sociology and gender, anti-aging and anti-racist research. Mire is currently working on several research projects around anti-aging and the globalization of the skin-whitening industry.

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