Gwen O'Reilly established the first Women's Centre at Lakehead University and works as the Director of the Northwestern Ontario Women's Centre. Debbie Zweep is the Executive Director of the Faye Peterson Transition House.
Dr. Jane Nicholas, associate professor of Women’s Studies, will share her latest work which explores how and why children end up working as freaks on travelling carnivals in 20th century Canada.
Dr. Jenny Roth, associate professor of Women's Studies, will share her latest work coauthored with Dr. Lori Chambers. The research seeks to find where the public responded with anti-Islamophic arguments to the disturbing rhetoric used against veiled women in the Supreme Court decision, R. v. N.S.