Join us for our 2019 Annual General Meeting as we honour 10 years of the Provincial Eating Disorder Prevention & Recovery Program at Women’s Health Clinic and a lifetime of working towards body acceptance.
Registration 11:30am - Lunch 12pm
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Lindsey Mazur is a Registered Dietitian and Master’s candidate. She has worked at Women’s Health Clinic specializing in and advocating for weight-inclusive approaches and eating disorders prevention, as well as for reducing weight stigma. For her advocacy and professional work, Lindsey was named a Future Leader of Manitoba in 2014.
In 2016, she founded Manitobans Against Weight Stigma to increase awareness of weight stigma and to advocate for amending the Manitoba Human Rights Code to include “physical size and weight” as a protected characteristic.
She also joined Dr. Jill Andrew’s national #SizeismSUCKS movement, creating an online petition to end sizeism in Manitoba that has amassed 10,000 signatures. She was recently awarded the Women’s Health Research Foundation of Canada award for her research on weight stigma in dietetics.
Min Kaur is a queer, cis femme woman of South Asian descent from SouthEast Asia, who lives with multiple invisible disabilities. She has over 20 years experience working as an adult educator, community literacy practitioner in Tkaronto (Toronto) and has also spent the last 10 years teaching in various post secondary institutions - most recently at the University of of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba.
Min works from an Anti-Colonial, Feminist, Queer and Disability Justice Framework. Her doctoral work is concerned with spirit harm and injury, specifically the ways in which the logics of white supremacy are operationalized to impact racialized faculty. Min also identifies as a survivor of sexual violence and has openly struggled with body image and experiences of fatphobia.
Min recently relocated to Winnipeg and is a guest on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Metis Nation.
Art by: Mariah Aro Sharpe
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