International Women's Day 8 March 2020
- 12 February 2020
This year International Women’s Day was on Sunday 8 March 2020. The campaign theme was #EachforEqual. Celebrations included:
- The Technological Higher Education Assoication (THEA) celebrated IWD2020 with a great series celebrating women in research in the Institutes of Technology. Congratulations THEA.
- SCiFest celebrated IWD2020 with a video of some of the inspiring young women who make up 60% of the ScFest participants over the years. Do watch.
- Glanbia highlighted some of the women working in STEM in Glanbia Ireland and tagged WITS. Thank Glanbia Ireland.
We’re invited to make the #EachforEqual pose. Put your arms out front and STRIKE THE #EachforEqual POSE to motivate others and to make International Women's Day YOUR day.
There were many varied International Women's Day events. Here are some of them:
2 March 2020 Cork Institute of Technology Empowering Women @ 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm
Cork Institute of Technology celebrates International Women's Day with its Empowering Women event on March 2. Tickets here.
3 March 2020 Dublin Tech Talks and Workhuman @ 1 pm Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin 8
Dublin Tech Talks & Workhuman are proudly celebrating Women’s International Day 2020 on Tuesday 3 March at Smock Alley Theatre. Book your tickets. Donations of €25 are suggested and all profits go to Saoirse Women's Refuge. Dr Andrea C Johnson of Workhuman and WITS Executive is one of the key speakers.
4 March 2020 NWCI Celebrate the Changemakers @ 10.30 am Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8
NWCI International Women’s Day event is 'Celebrate the Changemakers' with general election candidates and newly elected women TDs. The meeting will discuss the general election campaign, barriers for women to enter politics and priorities for women’s equality for the next Government. Register here
4 March 2020 Web Summit Internatuional Women's Day Meetup @ 6 pm The Black Bar, The Market Bar Fade St, Dublin 2
The Web Summit is hosting a meetup in celebration of International Women’s Day and Ireland’s women in tech community.
The gathering will bring together some of Ireland’s most successful Irish women in business, technology, media and entertainment. Special guests include:
- Aine Kerr, Award winning journalist & co-founder of Kinzen
- Mary O’Brien, CEO of Video Doc
- Claire McHugh, Founder at Axionista & Image Magazine Businesswoman of the Year
- Tara Stewart, DJ & RTE Radio presenter
Tickets are free but spaces are limited so please RSVP.
5 March 2020 Accenture International Women's Day Celebration @ 7.30 am Convention Centre, Dublin 1.
Accenture hosts its 16th annual celebration of International Women’s Day on 5 March 2020. This year, the celebration event will continue to focus on Getting to Equal across all areas of inclusion & diversity. This is also a special year, as Accenture celebrates 50 years operating in Ireland. During the event, Accenture will explore Ireland’s equality journey over the past 50 years, and how it is closing the equality progress gap. Invitation only.
6 March 2020 International Women’s Day Reception Áras an Uachtaráin, Dublin 8
President Michael D. Higgins and Sabina Higgins will host a reception on the afternoon of Friday, 6 March, 2020 commencing at 2pm to mark International Women’s Day. Invitation only.
6-12 March 2020 Diversity in <Tech>Week, Dogpatch Labs, Dublin 1 and locations around the country. Find out more.
7 March 2020 WWCode Belfast: Hack For Her Hackathon @pwC Belfast. Information and booking.
8 March 2020 Radioactive preview film screening @ 2 pm The Stella Devlin Ranelagh
There is preview screening of Radioactive on March 8th at 2:00pm in the Stella Devlin. There will be a live Q&A with the director, Marjane Satrapi and star Rosamund Pike following the film. Invitation only. Thanks to Element Pictures for WITS tickets to the preview.
Radioactive opens nationwide on 20 March 2020.
10 March 2020 I am Remarkable Workshop Dogpatch Labs, Dublin 1 @ 16:15. Information and tickets.
31 March 2020 IWD International Women's Day Event at GDG Cloud Dublin, Grand Canal Quay @ 17:00. Information and tickets.