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Sara DiamondThe Women of Valour speakers series will open Oct. 3 with a presentation by artist, author, and educator Sara Diamond.

Speakers series to highlight women’s accomplishments

A new speakers series highlighting women’s accomplishments is free and open to the public.

Hosted by the Windsor Jewish Community Centre, the Women of Valour Series will feature Sara Diamond as the first presenter. She is the president of OCAD University, founder of Banff New Media Institute, an artist, innovator, and author. The event is in collaboration with the Humanities Research Group, Windsor Law, and the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies.

In 2014, Toronto Life magazine described Diamond as one of “Toronto’s 50 Most Influential People.”

Her address begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. Parking is available in the Bell Media lot at 1640 Ouellette Ave. A free shuttle service for students will leave from Vanier Circle at 6 and 6:30 p.m., returning to campus at 8:30 and 9 p.m.

—Dana Roe