Higher Education after COVID-19

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Former Minister of Education Indira Naidoo-Harris shares how we can address higher education's most pressing COVID-related issues.

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Join us for a 40-minute talk and 20-minute Q&A on COVID and Higher Education (HE). Former Minister of Education Indira Naidoo-Harris will discuss the most pressing issues the pandemic has created for HE and its students, and how we should tackle those issues. She'll also share some thoughts on how students who are interested in careers in educational policy can start to explore their career interests.

Indira Naidoo-Harris is a trusted public leader, policy maker, former Ontario cabinet minister, well-known journalist and human rights advocate. Currently serving as the Associate Vice President of Diversity & Human Rights at the University of Guelph, Naidoo-Harris is working to foster a culture of inclusion. Elected in 2014 as Halton’s MPP, she held several cabinet posts, including Ontario’s first ever Minister of the Status of Women, and Minister of Education.

Naidoo-Harris has developed and worked on policies, strategies and frameworks that have changed lives including Ontario’s Renewed Early Years and Childcare Policy Framework, the Strategy to Deliver Free Preschool Childcare for Children in Ontario, Ontario’s first Comprehensive Dementia Strategy, and the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan.

As the first official voice for women in the province, Naidoo-Harris headed the Women’s Economic Empowerment Strategy and the Strategy for Gender-Based Violence. She also worked on anti-human trafficking legislation, led consultations across the province with women’s and Indigenous groups, victims of violence and social reformers, and worked with business and government officials on pay equity and other issues.

She also served as Associate Minister of Finance, and Minister Responsible for Early Years and Child Care.

Before entering politics, Naidoo-Harris was an award-winning journalist in Canada and internationally with outlets including NBC, PBS, CBC, OMNI, TVO and CTV.

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