This year’s What Makes a Man conference was an incredible success. We hope you were as blown away and impressed by the fantastic line-up of presenters and panelists as we were. We’ve collected many of the amazing, heart-felt moments and tough truths from the conference as Storify stories. You can find them here, please share with friends and colleagues. https://storify.com/whiteribbon
Explore how ideas of manhood impact us in everyday life and how embracing healthy masculinity leads to greater gender equality.
What Makes A Man is a two-way conversation with both our physical space and online audiences.
Explore how men of all ages can embrace leadership roles in influencing change, from the locker room, to the living room, to the boardroom.
An exploration of how the ideas and ideals of manhood and masculinity impact men in the world of sports culture and everyday life.
Re-examining the ways in which narrowly constructed versions of masculinity have proven harmful in a military context. Exploring efforts we can use to engage men to create safer and inclusive learning, training and workplace environments for women.
Examining the needs of indigenous people and roles for male allies as Canada prepares for a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.
“The purpose of these programs is to give boys the chance to rethink maleness, and to change the way men treat women and each other.”
– The Atlantic
“So this is yet another call to men to stand up and take responsibility for their thoughts, their words, their deeds and as Deion [Sanders] says to give help or to get help, because our silence is deafening and deadly.”
– James Brown, CBS Sports Anchor
“Giving young men the opportunity to talk about what they enjoy and what they don’t also opens the door to considering the desires of others, and it’s a short leap from talking about pleasure to talking about consent.”
– The Walrus