Elders Panel


Saturday, April 1st, 2023
9:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Michèle Pujol Room, Student Union Building, & Online
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
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Thank you RBC for your support of the Elders Panel.

All conference registrations include access to the Elders Panel. As space allows, the event is also open to the public by donation at the door.


Ceyenne Doroshow (not able to attend)

Ceyenne Doroshow is a compassionate powerhouse performer, activist, organizer, community-based researcher and public figure in the trans and sex worker rights’ movements. As Founder and Executive Director of G.L.I.T.S., she works to provide holistic care to LGBTQ sex workers on a global scale.

Monica Forrester (not able to attend)

Monica Forrester is a 2Spirit Transwoman of colour (spirit name is Southern Eagle, Bear Clan from Curve Lake). She has been in Trans/2Spirit communities for 30 years, and has been working directly in the community bringing awareness about inclusion and accessibility to 2Spirit Trans folx for 25 years. In 2004, Monica founded Trans Pride Toronto, the 1st agency run by and for Trans/2Spirit people in Toronto, providing harm reduction education and community space for community members.

JoAnne Keatley

Innovative Response Globally for Trans Women and HIV (IRGT) Board Chair, JoAnne Keatley, was born in Mexico City and received her MSW from the University of California. JoAnne was the founder, Co-Principal Investigator and Director of the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health (CoE).

Zander Keig

Zander is an award-winning social worker, health educator, and editor who served in the US Coast Guard. Zander brings a unique perspective to all aspects of his work as a first-generation Hispanic trans man with subject-matter expertise in conflict mitigation, social care, and mental well-being.