The Women and Water Lecture Series, hosted by the Global Institute for Water Security, Global Water Futures - Young Professionals and Global Water Futures, will occur monthly from December to April. The series will showcase research, support young professionals and provide a space for dialogue and networking. Additionally, the series will explore water-related challenges, roles of women in water, gendered water-related impacts, women researchers in water, and challenges and opportunities facing female water researchers.

2020 Schedule

January 14 Cancelled  
February 11 Sustainable Ecosystems University of Saskatchewan
NHRC Seminar Room (1261)
March 13 Social Justice - Cancelled McMaster University
April 17 Women in the Field University of Saskatchewan
NHRC Seminar Room (1261)

All lectures begin at 2:00pm CST / 3:00pm EST

Live Stream

You can join the Women+Water lecture series remotely! 


Lecture 1: Sustainable Ecosystems (February 11)

WebEx Link: https://usask.webex.com/usask/j.php?MTID=m9325bc0e245b34c6852dfcef547ec10d

(Please remember to mute your microphone when joining the lecture!)

Past Lecture Series

Women and Water Playlist: December 2018 - April 2019

  1. Women in Water: A Goal of Roles, Responsibilities, and Opportunities
  2. Climate Change and Society, featuring:
    • Dr. Maureen Reed, Reseaercher, University of Saskatchewan
    • Dr. David Natcher, Researcher, University of Saskatchewan
    • Maria Mora, PhD Candidate
  3. Ecosystem Services, featuring:
    • Dr. Heidi Swanson, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo
    • Dr. Michelle Johnson-Jennings, Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan
    • Dr. Patrick Lloyd-Smith, Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan
  4. Knowledge Mobilization, featuring:
    • Kathryn Warden, Director of Research and Profile, University of Saskatchewan
    • Stephanie Merrill, Knowledge Mobilization Specialist, University of Saskatchewan
    • Holly Annand, PhD Candidate
  5. Snow and Ice, featuring:
    • Dr. Gwenn Flowers, Glaciologist, Simon Fraser University
    • Caroline Aubry-Wake, PhD Candidate