Women's Centre for Social Justice
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
NNEKA MACGREGOR, LL.B.
Nneka MacGregor is the co-founder and Executive Director of the Women’s Centre for Social Justice, better known as WomenatthecentrE, a unique non-profit organisation created by and for women and trans survivors of gender-based violence globally.
Nneka is an advocate who works with governments, organisations and individuals to transform lives and build violence-free communities. She sits on several Advisory Boards and Committees, including the federal government’s Advisory Council on the Federal Strategy Against Gender-Based Violence, the Ontario Domestic Violence Death Review Committee, and is an Expert Advisory Panel Member of the Canadian Femicide Observatory for Justice and Accountability.
An international speaker and trainer, her research focus is on sexual violence, and on the intersection of strangulation, Traumatic Brain Injury and Inter-Personal Violence. She was a recipient of the 2019 PINK Concussions Awards and is also the recipient of the YWCA Women of Distinction 2020 award for Social Justice.
An entrepreneur with over three decades of business experience, Nneka is the founder and Managing Partner at Nneka & Co, a consulting firm that focuses on Stakeholder-Centric EDI © - a unique and comprehensive framework to engage organisations in equity, diversity & inclusion work. Her expertise is on nurturing women’s leadership at the intersection of gender, race and ability.
Women’s Centre for Social Justice, o/a WomenatthecentrE
Women's Centre for Social Justice, better known as WomenatthecentrE, was established in 2008, to facilitate supportive action, advocacy, research, and education in the field of gender-based violence (GBV). WomenatthecentrE is a unique non-profit organisation that works to eradicate violence against women, women-identified, gender queer, 2-spirit, and trans people, through personal, political and social advocacy. WomenatthecentrE is the first pan-Canadian non-profit organisation that was created by and for survivors of GBV.
I do not have any relevant financial / non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests.
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM