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Fri, May 17


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Climate Hub Webinar: Young Women in Leadership

Donna Macdonald (Nelson) in conversation with Maya Provencal (Rossland) and Danika Hammond (New Denver) about being young women in leadership roles, municipal councilors and climate champions.

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Climate Hub Webinar: Young Women in Leadership
Climate Hub Webinar: Young Women in Leadership

Time & Location

May 17, 2024, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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This webinar will be a conversation about leadership, with a focus on young women.

Maya Provencal is a councilor in Rossland and Danika Hammond is a councilor in New Denver. Both are young women who are climate champions. 

Donna Macdonald will host this conversation... which will be such a delight. Donna has lived in Nelson since 1972 and has worked in forestry, media, and the non-profit social sector. She has also been deeply involved in local politics, as an observer and columnist and as a Nelson City Councillor for 19 years. Donna is the author of Surviving City Hall, a memoir of those years. She's currently trying to understand retirement.

Maya was awarded the Starfish Canada Top 25 Environmentalist Under 25 (2022). "I am an activist, educator, organizer, and community builder with a passion for climate justice, EDI, and youth leadership development," she says. "I have worked with governments and non-profit organizations across Canada to mobilize communities towards a healthier, happier, and more inclusive society for all." She has a MA in Community Development and a BA in Political Science.

Danika is currently working as a policy anlyst for the BC government, where she supports rural policy research to ensure economic development and diversification in rural communities. She has also worked in various other roles for the BC government and with the BC NDP.  She and holds a MS in Rural Planning and Development and a BA in Political Science and Government.

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