Sustainable Futures and the importance of Gender – Professor Margaret Alston, Janelle Weissman, Dr Yolande Strengers

Date/Time: Thu 17 Aug / 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: State Library of Victoria/Village Roadshow Theatrette/Entry 3

School of Social Sciences 

Centre for Women’s Studies  & Gender Research, Sociology Public Lecture 2017

The 2030 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals identify gender equality as a key goal for sustainable futures. This panel of experts examines the importance of gender, globally, nationally and locally, as we develop social and political structures to achieve long term sustainability. The panellists interrogate the critical role of gender interventions as personal, communal and global.

Professor Margaret Alston
OAM, Monash University

Janelle Weissman
Executive Director
UN Women National Committee Australia

Dr Yolande Strengers
Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow
Centre for Urban Research, RMIT

Associate Professor Jo Lindsay -Sociology, Monash University

Thursday 17 Aug

12:00 am – 2:00 am

Village Roadshow Theatrette
328 Swanston St, Melbourne
Entry 3 via La Trobe Street

For additional information visit
contact Associate Professor Jo Lindsay on 99052425.

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