Surrey Schools

Surrey Focus Day 2019

 February 22, 2019
  Surrey, BC

All Participants attend the Keynote
No need to register for the Keynote

Registration is required for Workshops

Keynote - Igniting Minds

From the magic inherent in the moment when a child learns to read to the power of literature to bring hope during the darkest moments in our history, Lauryn delivers an enthusiastic ode to learning, and in particular, to the pivotal role of teachers in igniting young minds.


  • Lauryn Oates

    Dr. Lauryn Oates is executive director of Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan, associate faculty in the School of Humanitarian Studies at Royal Roads University, and a graduate of the Faculty of Education at UBC (Langyage & Literacy Education). She has worked with international development agencies and NGOs on gender equity programming in developing countries and conflict countries for 20 years.