International Women’s Day (IWD) is not long away – 8th March 2017. What does International Women’s Day mean to you in 2017? Find out what women of UEL have to say:
World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won’t close entirely until 2186. This is too long to wait. IWD can be an important catalyst and vehicle for driving greater change for women and moving closer to gender parity. IWD campaign are asking us to #BeBoldForChange. Submit your #BeBoldForChange action via the IWD website.
If you haven’t already, book your space on UEL’s Womens’ Network event scheduled for 7th March 2017
Career Empowerment – a workshop on coaching for career empowerment facilitated by colleagues from the School of Psychology (Dr Marie Stopforth, Dr Rona Hart and Dr Jolanta Burke).
With welcome and introduction by Dr Lisa Mooney, PVC and chair of our Athena SWAN Steering Group – we are soon to submit our charter application and this is an opportunity to update you on our action plan.
- Date: 7th March 2017
- Time: Arrive at 12pm for refreshments, 12.30-1.30 Workshop followed by networking (ends 2pm)
- All genders welcome but space limited so book your space now: Follow link to book
You may also be interested in:
Creating Connections East 5
Wednesday March 8th from 3pm – 5pm.
Stratford Library, The Grove, E15 1EL (10 minute walk from Stratford Underground / Train Station)
Register at uclu.org/creating-connections
Creating Connections East is a networking event that brings together staff and postgraduate students from University College London and the University of East London with representatives from community organisations, charities, residents’ groups, social enterprises and statutory organisations. The afternoon is a mixture of themed discussions in small groups with more informal networking; the aim is to find areas of common interest and encourage collaborative working.
Topics will include:
- Safeguarding women
- Involving men in volunteering and engagement