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 January 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.

2021 Schedule

January 14 Water Policy  Ft. Felicia Marcus, Stanford University
February 11 Sustainable Ecosystems Fr. Isabelle Durance, Cardiff University
March 18 Valuing Water Ft. Diane Dupont, Brock University
& Diana Karanja, COHESU
April 8 Women in the Field Ft. Stephanie Pow, ECCC
& Lorelei Ford, Water Security Agency

All lectures begin at 12:30pm CST (UTC -6).
All lectures will be available for joining virtually! Details for registering will be available soon.

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