THE SDG SERIES

The quarterly #SDGSeriesCO is a community event that promotes the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. It is hosted by the United Nations Association of Denver and the World Affairs Challenge.


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UPCOMING EVENT: FEBRUARY 20, 2019


Time:
6-8 PM | Light appetizers & drinks served
Location: Posner Center | 1031 33rd St, Denver CO
Cost: $10 (early bird), $15, free for students with ID
Topic: What can we do to improve education in Colorado?


LAUNCH EVENT: HIGHLIGHTS

The 1st quarterly #SDGSeriesCO took place on November 5th at the Posner Center and focused on SDG 5: Gender Equality and Women Empowerment. Our panelists discussed persistent gender-based issues and suggested ways WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!

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A big thank you to Colleen LaFontaine (@WFColorado, #WFCO), Candi CdeBaca (@ProjectVOYCE), Lizelle Van Vuuren (@womenwhostartup), and to our moderator, Alexis Newton (@UNADenver).

“The event was great and very empowering! The panelists were very inspirational women who made me want to do much more for this important issue of gender equality.”

Camilla Turquia | Program Director | Hand In Hand International Adoptions

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“Honored to be in the same room as these powerhouse women and humbled to be invited as a woman entrepreneur. Hearing from these badass speakers on how we can advocate for gender equality through education, legislation, and supporting each other was inspiring.”

Julia Blackwell | Certified Kinetix Practitioner | Denver Mobility

A SPECIAL THANKS TO our sponsors & PARTNERS


More info about SDG 5

More than two years into the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, gender equality is fundamental to delivering on the promises of sustainability, peace and human progress. How far have we come in turning the 2030 Agenda into results for women and girls on the ground, and what is needed to bridge the remaining gaps between rhetoric and reality?
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