International Women’s Day Defence Team events

Defence team member International Women's Day

DND — March 8 is International Women’s Day! To celebrate, all Defence Team members, nation-wide, are encouraged to attend national and local events of their choosing.

Discussion Panel: Equity, Leadership, and the Impact of Grassroots Efforts in Defence

To mark International Women’s Day, the Defence Champion for Women will host a hybrid, in-person / virtual discussion panel, on women’s grassroots efforts and contributions to the Defence Team. Defence Team members can join from anywhere in Canada via Microsoft Teams.

Panelists include diverse military and civilian members of various ranks and positions, who are recognized as leaders in their communities and who make a difference to the Defence Team.

Date: March 8, 2023
Time: 1100-1200 EST
Location: Virtual (Microsoft Stream) and in-person at the Carling Campus Building 5 Rotunda
Moderator: Defence Champion for Women,  Major-General Bourgon, CMM, MSC, CD

• Emma Moon, Human Systems Integration specialist promoting inclusive equipment
• Captain Stephanie Clubine, Edmonton DWAO Military Co-Chair
• Lieutenant Dorin Adenekan, Humanitarian, and mental health advocate
• Master Corporal Emily Reiman, Aerospace Control Operator at 4 Wing Cold Lake

National Virtual Event: Speed Mentoring

Sign up online for this year’s virtual speed mentoring event! Defence Team members can join from anywhere in Canada via Microsoft Teams.

Date: March 8, 2023
Time: 1300-1445 EST
Location: Virtual (Microsoft Teams)

More information is available on the Defence Team Intranet (accessible only on the National Defence network) and the event website: International Women’s Day 2023, Events for the Defence Team at or

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