Climate Leaders’ Summit: Women Kicking It on Climate program

The summit for women climate leaders was held on Thursday, May 17. Below are the activities for the summit.

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Climate Leaders’ Summit program
Time Activities
9:00 to 9:30 a.m. Opening address by Minister McKenna and Mary Robinson
9:30 to 10:15 a.m.

Women leading ambitious climate action internationally

  • Gina McCarthy
  • Laurence Tubiana
  • Hakima El Haité
  • Jennifer Morgan
  • Moderated by Catherine McKenna
10:15 to 11:00 a.m.

Women business leaders and entrepreneurs connecting environment and economy

  • Kathleen McLaughlin
  • Karen Clarke-Whistler
  • Rachel Kyte
  • Cristina Cofacci
  • Moderated by Katie Sullivan
11:00 to 11:30 a.m. Press conference and coffee break
11:30 to 12:00 p.m.

Promoting and communicating climate science and Traditional Knowledge

  • Katharine Hayhoe
  • Katherine Koostachin
  • Moderated by Shannon Phillips
12:00 to 12:30 p.m.

Addressing the gendered impacts of climate change and empowering women

  • Mary Robinson
  • Dominique Souris
  • Minister Gale Rigobert  
  • Moderated by Catherine Stewart
12:30 to 12:45 p.m. Family photo
12:45 to 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Hike
2:15 to 3:15 p.m. Solutions workshops
3:15 to 3:45 p.m. Coffee break
3:45 to 4:45 p.m. Turning ideas into action
4:45 to 5:00 p.m. Next steps and concluding remarks by Minister McKenna
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