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International Women’s Day (TMM)
March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hosted by The Military Museums
Join us on March 8th, 2018 to celebrate International Women’s Day with a panel of female lecturers from the Canadian Armed Forces, celebrating Women’s achievements and acts of courage. Lieutenant Governor Lois Mitchell will be the keynote speaker for the evening event featuring retired and currently serving women from Canada’s Army and Navy.
Sergeant (Ret’d) Jacqueline Buckley will present on her book Eye of the Storm which chronicles her journey through PTSD after assisting the dental forensic team in identifying passengers of Swissair 111 (Sep 2, 1998).
Sergeant Jamie-Lynn Brown will present on the preconceived notions of the military contrasted by the realities of her experiences as a woman in the infantry, and the legacy she leaves for women today.
Captain Laurel Frizzel will present on her experiences as an Armoured Officer and the reasons why the Canadian Armed Forces is her career of choice.
Chief Petty Officer Rachel Dziver will discuss her extensive 32-year career in Canada’s Navy and her experiences in Halifax, Esquimalt, Alert, Calgary and Quebec.
Admission: by donation. Reception: 6 PM Lecture: 7 PM