Lassonde celebrates International Women's Day

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On Thursday, March 8, Lassonde is celebrating International Women's Day with special guest Eden Hennessy, PhD Candidate of Social Psychology at Wilfred Laurier University

Part One: Rethinking stereotypes of who is a STEM professional

11.30am – 12.30pm
Bergeron Lobby and Café

Guest Speaker & Exhibit Curator:  Eden Hennessey, PhD Candidate of Social Psychology at Wilfred Laurier University

Eden Hennessey will showcase her photo exhibit #DistractinglySexist, made to challenge gender discrimination in the Canadian tech world. She will tell her personal story of how with one action, she has made a significant impact on the stereotypes that are associated with STEM professionals today. 

Read more about Eden’s photo exhibit.


Part Two: Dialogue with Eden Hennessey on how to become an ally for under-represented people

12.45pm – 2.00pm
Bergeron 125

Following the exhibit presentation, Eden will lead an interactive workshop, in a safe and inclusive space, to help us learn how to be allies and take action for those who are under-represented in our communities.

RSVP on our Facebook page!

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