Women Leading Fossil Fuel Divestment and Resistance
During the event, Frontline women and global advocates will share critical strategies for national and international divestment from harmful extractive industries, while calling for justice and accountability from financial institutions. WECAN will also be releasing our second edition of the report, “Gendered and Racial Impacts of the Fossil Fuel Industry and Complicit Financial Institutions.”
Speakers include: Roishetta Ozane, Community Organizer for Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas, Healthy Gulf; Gaagigeyaashiik – Dawn Goodwin, Ojibwe/White Earth; Representative/Indigenous Environmental Network and co-founder of R.I.S.E. Coalition; 1855 Treaty; Dr. Laalitha Surapaneni, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota; Jodie Evans, Co-founder, CODEPINK; Leila Salazar-López, Executive Director, Amazon Watch; Comments and Moderation by Osprey Orielle Lake, WECAN Executive Director.