Vancouver 2017

Friday, October 20th

Ismaili Centre Burnaby

Join us for a day of celebration and empowerment for Girls and Champions at the 4th G Day Vancouver on Friday October 20th, 2017 (provincial-wide Pro-D day) at the Ismaili Centre Burnaby. Sign up for our G Day Vancouver mailing list to be the first to get tickets!

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Sponsored Tickets

If you know a girl who would not otherwise be able to attend G Day for financial reasons, there will be a limited quantity of Sponsored tickets (free or 50% discounted) available. Apply here.

More presenters coming soon…

Desiree Dawson

Desirée Dawson hails from Vancouver, British Columbia. You might know her as the warm hearted and humble girl who won CBC’s Searchlight Competition, as well as rocking stages with her ukulele all around the world. Asides from her soulful ukulele numbers, Desirée has had chart topping singles in the current dance music scene.

Lori Boland

Lori is an educator, counselor, and social worker who has worked with kids and families for over 20 years.  About 8 years ago, she realized that the changing digital landscape was affecting kids social and emotional well-being in profound ways.  This led her to complete an MSW degree, with her research looking at how to support kids growing up in a sexualized media world. Currently Lori is the project lead on Culture Shift at the YWCA Metro Vancouver, an initiative that aims to shift environments that contribute to the sexualization of girls.

Saleema Noon, B.A., M.A.

Young enough to relate to children and teens, but experienced enough to understand the issues faced by parents, educators, health care professionals, Saleema Noon earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Family Sciences at UBC. She then researched the quality of sexual health education in B.C. high schools, earning her a Master of Arts degree in sexual health education in 1997, also from UBC. Since then, Saleema has been teaching not only in the field of sexual health, but also in the areas of empowerment, assertiveness training, internet safety, healthy relationships, body image and self-esteem. Step-mom to two teenaged girls, she is the creator of the popular iGirl and iGuy Empowerment Workshops for 9-12 year olds.

Respected by the media as a sexual health expert, Saleema has appeared as a regular guest on CTV News, Global News, CBC News, CBC Radio, CKNW Radio, Shaw TV, CityTV Breakfast Television, CTV Morning Live, The Kid Carson Show on KiSS Radio, and also appeared in CBC’s Passionate Eye documentary Secrets and CBC Doc Zone documentary Sext Up Kids. Saleema has been featured in Canadian Living, Chatelaine and Today’s Parent magazines along with several other national publications, and is the recipient of the Options For Sexual Health’s Educator of the Year Award. In 2011, Saleema also received the YWCA Vancouver’s Women of Distinction Connecting the Community Award and is a member of the Order of British Columbia. Her book for parents, Talk Sex Today, was released in September 2016.