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Welcome to the Official Schedule for RightsCon Toronto 2018. This year’s program, built by our global community, is our most ambitious one yet. Within the program, you will find 18 thematic tracks to help you navigate our 450+ sessions

Build your own customized RightsCon schedule by logging into Sched (or creating an account), and selecting the sessions that you wish to attend. Be sure to get your ticket to RightsCon first. You can visit rightscon.org for more information. 

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Last updated: Version 2.3 (Updated May 15, 2018).

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Sarah Cooper

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RightsCon Team

Sarah Cooper is a non-binary queer person working as a part of the RightsCon team. They recently completed their Masters of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs. Currently, their research interests are focused on accountability within justice institutions, global governance, and the implications of emerging technologies on human rights. With a background in political science and human rights Sarah is a committed and experienced activist and community organizer who was recently elected to the Pride Toronto Board. Impassioned by injustice and inequity, their identity and personal experiences shape the ways in which they engage in promoting change in their own communities.

Sarah is committed to utilizing diverse strategies to disrupt traditional power dynamics and engage in dialogue and actions which embody inclusive practices. Sarah believes strongly in the power of collective action and is committed to investing in initiatives that are anti-racist, anti-colonial and inclusive of all marginalized identities, in all their complexities.

Sarah has held multiple positions in various not-for-profit organizations, has worked as a policy analyst for the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and most recently as a consultant for UNICEF & Youth LEAD in Bangkok, Thailand.