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Cory Doctorow, Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolonkonnikova, and Ryan McMahon among top speakers coming to Toronto this September

Cory Doctorow, Nadya Tolonkonnikova, and Ryan McMahon among top speakers coming to Toronto this September
6 Degrees Toronto previews ambitious international lineup

Toronto, August 6, 2019 – 6 Degrees, the global forum for inclusion, has unveiled a preview of its ambitious speaker lineup for its Toronto event from September 23-25. A project of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, 6 Degrees is centered around connection, conversation, and action on inclusion.

The lineup includes activists and artists like Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova and Ketty Nivyabandi (Burundian poet), international journalists like Al Jazeera Plus’ Ahmed Shihab-Eldin and Aude Favre (French journalist and YouTuber), writers and creators like Ryan McMahon (Anishinaabe comedian) and Nanjala Nyabola (Kenyan researcher and advocate),  and thinkers and bestselling authors like Adam Gopnik and Cory Doctorow.

Browse the lineup here: https://www.6degreesto.com/2019-speakers/

The 6 Degrees Toronto speakers and participants will connect, challenge assumptions, and build solutions we urgently need to tackle the growing divisions in society. This ambitious and diverse lineup of speakers from around the world will help us bridge the intention-to-action gap and empower participants with real tools to push for inclusion, diversity, and citizen resilience.

6 Degrees recognizes the power of bringing people together. Join these visionaries, leaders, and on the ground changemakers from September 23-25. Get your tickets here.

This unique global gathering is in its fourth year in Toronto, and previous speakers have included Ai Weiwei, His Highness the Aga Khan,  Naomi Klein, Shad, Niigaan Sinclair, Ijeoma Oluo, Yascha Mounk, The Hon. Ratna Omidvar, Kweku Mandela, Natan Obed, Tyler Brûlé, Naheed Nenshi, Tomson Highway, Margaret Atwood, and many more. Look for the final release of speakers in September.


About the Institute for Canadian Citizenship
Powered by a passionate and committed global network, the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) is an organization focused on creating inclusive conversations, communities, and societies. Our mission is to inspire, connect, and empower people to join us in that work. We partner with iconic cultural institutions and local communities to bring new and established Canadians together to share their stories at more than 75 special citizenship ceremonies each year. Our Canoo app is unique in the world, offering every new Canadian citizen free access to more than 1400 cultural attractions during their first year of citizenship. 6 Degrees, the global forum for inclusion, extends the reach of the ICC’s work through a global conversation on inclusion and citizenship in the 21st century. The Institute for Canadian Citizenship is a national charity co-founded by the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul.

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Aziza Mohammed
Communications Officer
Institute for Canadian Citizenship | Institut pour la citoyenneté canadienne
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