Victoria Forum

November 17-19, 2017   |   University of Victoria

Engage with leaders in shaping public policy to foster a more diverse and inclusive future for all Canadians.

We will explore themes that help us understand Canada’s “Diversity Dividend” and what that means for the future economic and social growth of our nation.

We will explore:

  • Diversity and Economic Prosperity
  • Economics of Indigenous Inclusiveness
  • Geopolitics of Diversity
  • Defining Climate Justice
  • Private Philanthropy, Civil Society, and Inclusive Development
  • Global Trade and the Economics of Diversity
Victoria, BC

EVENT DETAILS

Where: University of Victoria
When: November 17-19, 2017
Cost: Starting at $445 CDN for students and NGOs

Collaborate with leaders in shaping public policy to foster a more diverse and inclusive future for all Canadians

Dr. Bessma Momani

DR. BESSMA MOMANI

Professor

Political Science at the University of Waterloo

Dr. Bessma Momani is Professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo and the Balsillie School of International Affairs,. She is also a Senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance and Innovation (CIGI), Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Doha Centre, and has been Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., a visiting scholar at Georgetown University’s Mortara Center. She is a 2015 Fellow of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation and a Fulbright Scholar.

Dr. Kamal Al Solaylee

DR. KAMAL AL-SOLAYLEE

Associate Professor of Journalism

Ryerson University

Toronto-based Kamal Al-Solaylee is the author of two national bestsellers. Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes won the Toronto Book Award and was a finalist for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction and Canada Reads. Brown: What Being Brown in the World Today Means (to Everyone) won the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing and was a finalist for the Governor General Literary Awards. He’s a former editor and theatre critic at the Globe and Mail and has written for The Walrus, Toronto Life, Literary Review of Canada, the Toronto Star and the National Post, among others. He holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Nottingham.

Jointly organized by

University of Victoria
Global Affairs Canada

In partnership with

Telus
Canadian International Council