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Summit on Advancing Gender Equity

When: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm PDT
La Jolla, CA
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Current events, combined with long standing gender inequality, have highlighted the need to advance gender equity in all segments of our society.

The half-day summit provides a space to learn with your fellow funders, community, and thought leaders about the most pressing gender equity issues that are facing our region and strategies that have been developed to balance the playing field.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn and share your thinking with you peers about how you can make your philanthropy work even better for our most vulnerable communities.  

Objectives
Increase awareness and understanding of the intersection of gender and a range of challenges facing the region.
Create a forum for robust discussion between SDG members and between members and subject matter experts.
Provide a suite of tools necessary for action internally (within organizations) and externally (through grantmaking and investing strategies).

Topics Covered

  • Gender equity in the workplace
  • Advancing LGBT issues
  • Improving educational outcomes for Black boys and men
  • Sex trafficking
  • Girls and women in STEM
  • Gender lens investing

About San Diego Grantmakers
San Diego Grantmakers is an association of over 120 philanthropic and impact investing organizations, networks, and individuals. It connects and activates them to learn, lead and invest in our community. Our vision is an equitable, collaborative, and impactful social change ecosystem that improves the lives of all residents in the San Diego region.

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