Dillon Black speaks to the difference between equality, equity and liberation.

About the speaker

We imagine a world where we’re seen and heard, respected and valued, not for our appearance, gender and privilege, but for our work and character. A world where anyone, anywhere, has equal access to opportunities and resources to become the person they dream about.

This month we’re pleased to welcome Dillon Black to the CreativeMornings Ottawa stage to speak to the formula for equality and how it’s a work in progress, and this work is not done from the few with power but rather through the power of community.

Dillon is a gender-nonconforming anti-violence activist meets tech feminist media-maker who is passionate about changing the Internet, challenging cyberviolence, and empowering young women and LGBTQ youth.

Recently, Dillon was appointed by the Honourable Minister Patty Hajdu to the Government of Canada’s Advisory Council to Help Shape the Federal Strategy on Gender-Based Violence as the Cyberviolence and LGBTQQI2S expert. Dillon is currently completing their graduate studies at the Carleton University School of Social Work.

Dillon uses the pronouns they/ them.

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