Next Gen Men to lead diversity and inclusion sessions at 2020 Conference
- Jan 15, 2020
Canadian non-profit Next Gen Men will lead two sessions focused on diversity and inclusion, including the Saturday morning keynote, at the 2020 RCA National Conference taking place January 24 to 26 in Ottawa.
The “Building a Safe, Diverse and Inclusive Rowing Community” keynote will set the scene for why conversations around gender equality are needed. Next Gen Men’s Trevor Mayoh will address the benefits of and opportunities created by gender equity and the role each individual can play in creating positive change, in addition to putting out a call to action for sustainability throughout the sporting community.
The inaugural ‘Men in Rowing Breakfast’ will explore the positive role that men can play in creating a successful sporting space, their role as mentors, and the impact that conversations on diversity and inclusion have on men.
Next Gen Men is a non-profit organization redefining what it means to “be a man” by promoting positive masculinities, healthy relationships, and gender equity in schools, communities, and workplaces across Canada. Next Gen Men takes a strengths-based, pro-feminist approach to masculinities that celebrates what it means to be a man while acknowledging issues facing men and boys and the communities they exist within.
The “Building a Safe, Diverse and Inclusive Rowing Community” keynote is scheduled to take place on Saturday January 25 at 9:00am ET. It is included in the cost for all one-day (Saturday) and two-day conference delegates. Individuals can also choose to attend this session only for only $40.00.
The Women in Rowing Breakfast and Men in Rowing Breakfast are scheduled to take place simultaneously on Saturday January 25 at 7:30am ET. These sessions are included in the cost for all one-day (Saturday) and two-day conference delegates.
Today is the last day to register for the 2020 RCA National Conference and Semi-Annual Meeting, taking place January 24 to 26, 2020, at the Brookstreet Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario.