Women in Climate Policy

A discussion about the big changes we need to make to decarbonize Canada fairly and quickly

In this webinar, you’ll get an overview of climate policy at a macro level, and meet some inspiring women working in the field. We’ll explore the big changes that need to happen, and how we can help make them in a way that brings everybody along. You’ll get a handle on new pathways for your action, and ways to apply yourself to upstream policy change that goes beyond mason jars. Not that mason jars aren’t totally awesome! 

Why women? We know women are underrepresented in the field of climate action/policy, from the gender distribution at COP to the number of female IPCC authors. This, when women express great concern about the climate crisis, and suffer the ill-effects of it at much higher percentages than men. We need women at the highest levels of decision-making, and we want to open as many eyes to the systemic change that needs to happen to solve this crisis.

Five climate leaders will help us explore the key drivers of decarbonization, as well as share their stories of how they came to do the work they do.


Dr. Sara Hastings-Simon, Assistant Professor, University of Calgary

Caroline Lee, Senior Policy Analyst, Canadian Climate Institute

Alicia Richins, SDG Advocate and Consultant, Alicia Richins

Rebecca Sinclair, Research and Policy Analyst, Indigenous Climate Action

Merran Smith, Executive Director, Clean Energy Canada

Moderated by Sarah Lazarovic, Vice President, Clean Prosperity

Presented By: Fair Path Forward

October 28, 2021

12pm – 1:15pm