2021-22 Speaker Series

Running as a First Time Candidate in a Federal Election

Wednesday, February 16, 12:30-1:30 pm (Winnipeg time)

Via zoom:  Meeting ID: 834 5281 6261     Passcode:  579170

This event is free and open to all.


The UWinnipeg Political Science Speakers Series is pleased to host Melissa Chung-Mowat, who will be sharing stories about her experience running as a first-time candidate, and as an Indigenous and racialized woman, for the NDP in Winnipeg North in the 2021 Federal Election.  Ms. Chung-Mowat will share insights on the challenges she faced and the unexpected but positive experiences, and thoughts on how to increase diverse representation in politics.  A graduate of the UWinnipeg, Ms. Chung-Mowat will speak about how her education and community involvement contributed to her ability to undertake a political campaign.   The event includes a question-and-answer period.