Programme

2014 National Conference on Women: Inspiring Change

Continental breakfast, registration and focus group assignments beginning at 8:00AM

 

MORNING SESSION (9:00AM-12:30PM)
Master of Ceremony - Miriam Foster, Programme Coordinator, Family Resource Centre

Welcome
Mary Rodrigues, JP, Chief Officer
Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs

National Song
Jamesette Anglin

Opening Prayer
Rev. Mary Graham

Gender Equality: The Smart Thing to Do
Video by Harvard University

Overview of the Morning Session
Aubrey Bodden, Policy Officer (Gender Affairs)
Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs

Morning Break

Focus Group Discussions

Focus Group Reporting

Lunch Break

 

AFTERNOON SESSION (1:00PM-3:00PM)
Master of Ceremony - Tammy Ebanks, Senior Policy Officer (Gender Affairs)

Equals
Video by EQUALS

Opening Remarks
Judith Seymour, Director
Department of Counselling Services

Spoken Word Performance
Lady Rabia

Women as Agents of Change
Video by The Commonwealth

How We Can Become 'Architects of Change'
Dr. Glenda P. Simms
CEDAW Expert and Gender Consultant, Jamaica

The Way Forward
Hon. Tara Rivers, JP
Minister for Education, Employment and Gender Affairs

Vote of Thanks
Tammy Ebanks, Senior Policy Officer (Gender Affairs)
Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs

 

The afternoon session was recorded by Government Information Services and has been aired on CIGTV and Radio Cayman. For upcoming broadcast dates on CIGTV (WestStar cable channel 20), please contact GIS.