February 5th, 2020
International Women’s Day (IWD) is a worldwide annual event which celebrates women’s achievements, raises awareness against bias and encourages everyone to take action for equality.
Join us in celebrating International Women’s Day 2020, at events which showcase the achievements of inspirational women across the institution, including:
The event takes place in Old Market Square between 10.30am and 2.30pm – come along with friends and family to experience and celebrate the amazing women of Nottingham. Would you like to share your work with the public as part of this event? Read more about how to get involved here.
Who are the modern women?
Join us on Monday 9 March for the Who are the modern women? discussion and networking event for all staff, students and alumni. Introduced by Vice-Chancellor Professor Shearer West and chaired by Professor Sarah Sharples, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, this event will feature a diverse panel of the University’s inspirational women, across levels and job families.
Hear inspiring stories from University of Nottingham staff, students and alumni who have taken unusual paths, are in unusual roles or who have fantastic stories to share on what it means to them to be modern women. What advice would they give? What challenges have they faced?
Take part in roundtable discussions, share what it means to be modern women and go away feeling inspired.
Women in business event
On Wednesday 11 March, hear from inspirational women about achieving career success and pose a question to the panel at the Women in Business event. The Keynote speaker will be Helen Normoyle, Marketing Director of Boots UK and Ireland.
Other confirmed guest speakers and panellists include Clare Stafford, External Communications at Boots UK and Chair of the Women in WBA-UK; Mabintou Kolley, Founder of Clamp Digital and Beauty Hive; Jigna Varu, Chief Commercial Officer for Micro-fresh International and Tabitha Wacera, Founder of Sustainable Water.
1.30pm – 3.30pm – A150, Coates Building, University Park.
Book your place here.
Schools and departments across the University are celebrating International Women’s Day with their staff and students. These include the School of Maths hosting speakers from under-represented groups in mathematics; a Women in Chemistry conference; and a School of Psychology brunch event celebrating the non-academic achievements of women staff and students.
The University’s central International Women’s Day events are open to all.
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