Maryam Monsef

Your member of parliament for


Maryam Monsef

Your member of parliament for



MEDIA ADVISORY: A dialogue with trailblazers in male-dominated fields

Peterborough – Maryam Monsef, Member of Parliament for Peterborough—Kawartha, will host a dialogue with women in the riding from an assortment of different professions. Participants in the dialogue will discuss their experiences within their chosen career path, highlighting any barriers they have faced based on their gender and their views on how to break down future barriers in the workplace.

The event is being held as part of Canada’s first ever Gender Equality Week taking place from Sept. 23-29. Gender Equality Week is an opportunity to celebrate the progress Canada has made to date in advancing gender equality, while reflecting on the work that remains to make sure that everyone – regardless of their gender – has an equal and fair chance at success.

Members of the media and general public are encouraged to attend.


Sofie Andreou – Digital Marketing Entrepreneur and Educator

Maureen Adamson – President, Fleming College

Clara Leahy – Agricultural Entrepreneur

Kirsten Scott – Project Lead, Fleming’s Centre for the Advance of Water and Wastewater Technologies

Val Yeo – Welder, Steelworks Design

Date: Friday, September 28, 2018

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Fleming College, Sutherland Campus, Fulford Restaurant.

Peterborough, Ontario

599 Brealey Dr.

Park in Elm or Oak parking lot, give license information to the Information Desk, restaurant is upstairs from the lobby.


For more information:

Ryan Young

Special Assistant (Communications) to the Hon. Maryam Monsef

Member of Parliament for Peterborough-Kawartha

Cell: 705-927-7315