Professor Jane Bailey joins Canadian UN delegation on women and girls’ inclusion in innovation

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UN Commission Status Women- Jane Bailey
With the world celebrating International Women’s Day early in March, the United Nations convened its annual gathering on gender equality and women’s empowerment to address the specific need to strengthen women and girls’ inclusion in innovation and technology.
All members of the Canadian delegation of the UN's Commission on the Status of Women
All members of the Canadian delegation. Taken at the Canadian Permanent Mission in NYC.

Women and Gender Equality Canada named Professor Jane Bailey as a member of the Canadian delegation for the UN Commission on the Status of Women meetings in New York, which are running from March 6-17, 2023. The priority theme this year is innovation and technological change and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls. 

Professor Bailey’s research focuses on the impact of evolving technology on equality, privacy, freedom of expression and multiculturalism. She is the co-leader of The eQuality Project, a $2.5 million 7-year SSHRC funded partnership initiative focused on young people’s experiences with digital technologies and the impact of corporate profiling practices on young people and their relationships. She leads the project stream focused on technology-facilitated violence

The full list of members, which includes Suzie Dunn, an associate member of uOttawa’s Centre for Law, Technology and Society, is available via the official press release