OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 26, 2016) - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will be joined by the Honourable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, for a fireside chat about women in science and entrepreneurship taking place in Toronto as part of the sixth Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE).

The discussion will focus on the role of governments in creating opportunities for women in science and business, what can be done to help women overcome the challenges they face in these fields, and how schools and universities can play a role in helping girls and young women excel in science, technology, engineering and math.

Media are invited to attend.

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m.
Location: University of Toronto
Rotman School of Management, Fleck Atrium
105 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario

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Contact Information:

Veronique Perron
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Science
343-291-2600

Media Relations
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
343-291-1777
ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca