Virtual panel discussion on women’s empowerment May 21

In collaboration with the American Film Showcase and Quebec High School,  the U.S. Consulates General in Quebec City and Montreal are inviting you to take part in a virtual panel discussion on women’s empowerment, focused on the legal field. The discussion will take place on Thursday, May 21st at 2:00pm. Participants are asked to watch the documentary film Balancing the Scales in preparation for this virtual program.

Balancing the Scales follows Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, civil rights lawyer Gloria Allred and others as they share their experiences about gender equity by lawyer & filmmaker Sharon Rowen. Check out the film’s trailer below:

The panel will be held in English and moderated by a group of all-female professionals. Panelists will center the discussion on the importance of achieving gender equality, and empowering women and girls in our society.  

If you’re interested in participating, please  confirm with Stephanie Faraggi at  You will then be sent a link and password to access the full documentary, as well as how to participate in the panel discussion.


Last Modified: May 12, 2020