By Bianca Caputo, Social Media Placement Student at WomanACT
Day #2 of our Supporting Survivors by Supporting Staff (SSxSS) is complete! Thank you to all attendees for engaging in each presentation and providing valuable attentiveness and encouragement towards each speaker.
Today started off with Pamela Cross, our keynote speaker of the morning. Thank you very much for your lecture on the relationship of shared parenting and the safety of women and children that examined the factors, decision-making process, and presumptions regarding the topic. We appreciate your support for WomanACT and the amazing work you have done for the VAW sector.
Following Pamela, our panel presentations spoke on the topic of economic empowerment models for women. Thank you again to Angela Marie MacDougall, Leila Sarangi, Anna Morgan, and Fazia Mohammed for your tremendously informative lectures that the attendees thoroughly enjoyed.
After lunch, the afternoon workshops commenced beginning at 1:00pm and included 6 different seminars:
Thank you very much to all of our workshop speakers, panel presenters, and keynotes who provided all of today’s attendees with an amazing experience and valuable information. Your work in the VAW sector is admirable to all and has a great impact on individuals in the community.
WomanACT is very proud to say that SSxSS, both day one and two, were a huge success for our 2016 End Violence against Women Week and we are very thankful for all of the support we received. To all attendees and speakers, your work is greatly appreciated.
The week sure isn’t over though... Be sure to check in on our blog for information regarding tomorrow’s and Friday’s full-day events!