Join Us for an Open Class – Learning from a Gender Equality Project in Rural Burkina Faso

Join us for an “Open Class – Learning from a Gender Equality Project in Rural Burkina Faso,” a collaborative effort between a Canadian NGO and a community-based organization. This initiative aims to strengthen livelihoods and promote women’s empowerment in the face of conflict and climate change in Burkina Faso.

During this open class, you will gain valuable insights into the challenges faced by rural communities in Burkina Faso amidst conflict and climate change. Our distinguished speakers will share their experiences, strategies, and success stories from the field. This event is an excellent opportunity to learn about the real-world impact of international development projects and the importance of gender equality in building resilient communities.

Event Details:

  • Date: October 3, 2023
  • Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Location: Zoom (Please email Dr. Geetanjali Gill for the Zoom link –


  • Lydia Tapsoba – Gender Advisor, Association d’Appui à la Promotion du Développement durable des Communautés défavorisés (Burkina Faso)
  • Judy Gray – Director, World Neighbours Canada (Kamloops BC)


Dr. Geetanjali Gill – UFV Assistant Professor, Global Development Studies

How to join?

To attend this event please email Dr. Geetanjali Gill at to receive the Zoom link. We encourage students, academics, and members of the public who are passionate about global development and gender equality to participate.

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