Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.
Gender bias is undermining our social fabric and devalues all of us. It is not just a human rights issue; it is a tremendous waste of the world’s human potential. By denying women equal rights, we deny half the population a chance to live life at its fullest. Goal 5 is about ensuring political, economic and social equality for women, and eradicating prejudice in all forms.
Dean Jane Goodyer is eager to give more women the opportunity to succeed in STEM. The k2i academy works with various school boards in Ontario to connect directly to classrooms, offering innovative work-integrated learning programs to female students and other underrepresented groups. The Bringing STEM to Life: Work-Integrated Learning program at k2i gives students the opportunity to solve real-world problems through meaningful paid work experiences, while also earning a high-school credit.
to SDG 5
programs relevant or related to SDG 5
SEXGEN responsible for advising
and advocating around
issues and concerns of sexual and gender diversity
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is a York University entrepreneurship program created by women for women – in 2020
in revenue generated
identified as women in STEM
Canada Research Chairs (CRC) and York Research Chairs (YRC) identify as women and or gender minorities
of York community members identify as female
of Presidents & Vice-Presidents identify as women and or gender minorities
of STEM faculty deans identify as women and or gender minorities