On Thursday February 18, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada delivered the Inaugural Jeanne Sauvé Address in front of more than 300 guests gathered in person at McGill University’s Moyse Hall or attending via live webcast.
Leaders from all ages listened to a truly inspiring speech that was followed by a panel comprised of the following Young Leaders: Gabriel Bran Lopez, Sauvé Scholar and Founding Executive Director, Youth Fusion Éloge Butera , Sauvé Scholar, McGill Law Student and human rights advocate Ilona Daugherty, Executive Director, Apathy is Boring Janet Jobson, Sauvé Scholar, South African Rhodes Scholar, social activist and youth engagement specialist Mirwais Nahzat, Sauvé Scholar and Founder of Centre for Afghanistan Progress
Please find below the complete information about this historic event:
Youth Engagement in the 21st Century: Inspiring Change in an Era of Globalization
McGill Reporter – Governor General Delivers the Jeanne Sauvé Inaugural Address
The Montreal Gazette – Governor General Preaches Revolution of Ideals
The Montreal Gazette – University Blog – It’s the Governor General, eh?
La Presse – Michaëlle Jean de passage à McGill
Canadian Press – Michaëlle Jean Delivers Speech Criticizing Rampant Materialism