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Global Fund for Women’s Waves Event: A Digital Earth Day Event Celebrating Climate Justice M

How are multiple waves of feminist movements bringing about climate justice? For island communities around the world, the climate crisis is already here. Grassroots intergenerational and intersectional gender justice movements in the Caribbean and Pacific regions are already organizing for climate justice and creating innovative solutions the rest of the world can learn from.

In celebration of Earth Day 2021 and ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) to be held in Glasgow in November 2021, Global Fund for Women is hosting a discussion with climate justice activists in the Caribbean and Pacific regions to discuss grassroots strategies that holistically address climate change, its disproportionate effects on women, people of color, LGBTQI communities, and youth, and what action is needed to support this vital and urgent work.

Confirmed panelists:

Moderator: Amina Doherty, Director of the Women’s Voice and Leadership-Caribbean program at the Equality Fund, Co-Founder of the Black Feminist Fund and Global Fund for Women board member

Sharon Bhagwan Rolls, Chairperson and Gender Liaison of the Board of Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), the co-chair of Global Fund for Women Board of Directors, Technical Adviser of the Pacific-based Shifting the Power Coalition & member of World Pulse Global Voice Council,

Jackie Bouvier Copeland, PhD; Founder and President/CEO, The WISE Fund; Founder, Black Philanthropy Month,

Giovanna Basso, Global Fund for Women Adolescent Girls Advisory Council member and author of the book “Adolê Sente”,

Noelene Nabulivou, Diverse Voices and Action (DIVA) for Equality co-founder and director,

Fiona Korwin-Pawlowski, Senior Director at the Clara Lionel Foundation,

Latanya Mapp Frett, Global Fund for Women President and CEO.

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