This panel highlights the leadership of Indigenous women both globally and in Canada and demonstrates the ways that Canada’s commitments to sustainable development goals are equally critical and can be achieved for Indigenous communities at abroad and at home.
Efforts to achieve positive social change must begin at the local level with leaders and community members who best understand how initiatives can strengthen the health and well-being of communities, with the goal of achieving sustainable development at the grassroots level. world. Canada’s critical role internationally must ensure the equity and inclusiveness of all members of communities and, in particular, prioritize indigenous knowledge and means of participation. This panel highlights the leadership of Aboriginal women globally as well as in Canada. This panel also demonstrates how Canada’s commitments to the Sustainable Development Goals are equally important and can be realized for Aboriginal communities at home and abroad.