27 October 2016 - 9:30am

MPR, Vaughan City Hall, 2141 Major MacKenzie Dr W, Vaughan, Ontario L6A 1T1

2016 Trudeau fellow Poonam Puri and 2009 fellow Isabella Bakker will be part of the TEDx Vaughan Women talk on 27 October 2016 at Vaughan City Hall, Ontario. This half a day seminar will offer up Ideas, Stories and Solutions about the concept of time.

Time is personal. We all have the same amount of time - 24 hours a day and yet most of us feel we never have enough, even with today's latest inventions, technology, science. We can't make time or stop time - or can we?

The event will to ask the hard questions. Because isn't it about time:

  • To find long-term solutions to climate change, poverty, immigration, violence, race, gender and economic inequities?
  • To challenge our "time-saving" technologies?
  • ​To pay full attention and be fully present for ourselves and well as others?

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Poonam Puri

Building on her expertise in corporate governance, Professor Poonam Puri’s research will develop pragmatic policy and suggest legal solutions to hold multinational corporations more accountable when they harm individuals or communities.

2016 Fellows

Isabella Bakker

She is dedicated to enriching the lives of women around the world, her work demonstrating the role of women in the economy shows a persistent engagement at the highest level of policy research.

2009 Fellows