10 Great Events Celebrating International Women’s Day

10 Great Events Celebrating International Women’s Day

10 Great Events Celebrating International Women’s Day

Join in the celebrations and get involved

The Royal Academy
A week-long programme featuring panel discussions and a film screening, as well as workshops and courses. Celebrate the influential women working to support art and artists. Events include a screening of ‘Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict’ and a talk by the director of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection.
29 February-8 March 2020

London Rally
CARE International’s #March4Women is a global movement for gender equality: it’s for anyone and everyone who wants to see a more equal world. This year #March4Women will be celebrating the power and passion of women and girls who are on the frontline in responding to climate change. There will be an indoor rally at the Southbank Centre, followed by a march in central London ending with a finale at Parliament Square with speeches and performances.
8 March

Women of the World (WOW Festival)
Over three days, WOW’s line-up of speakers, activists and performers, including Naomi Wolf, Deborah Frances-White (The Guilty Feminist), Scarlett Curtis, Sandi Toksvig, Emma Dabiri and Shazia Mirza, explore the state of gender equality across the world and focus on subjects that matter most to women and girls today.
6-8 March

Time & Leisure networking breakfast
Join the Time & Leisure team as we hear from the inspiring Esther Stanhope on how to master the art of public speaking, and network with likeminded women in business from south west London and Surrey. Sponsored by Peacock & Co.
6 March, £19.50, San Lorenzo, Wimbledon

Sutton women in business

Join NatWest, Sutton College and special guest speaker Caroline Odogwu of She Is You, winner of the Sutton Women Mean Business Awards 2019.
12 March, Sutton College,

International Women’s Day: Be Brave! Be Bold! – Change the World!
Organised by the The Economic Development Office at Richmond Council, there will be inspiring speakers as well as networking. Attendees are invited to donate unwanted bras to a charity for those who can’t afford them.
5 March, PayPal Europe, TW9, eventbrite

Sutton ‘Make Noise’
Watch an immersive story of the suffragettes told through colourful artwork and original archive material, using VR.
8 March, Sutton Central Library

IWD at Castelnau Community Centre

Celebrating cultural diversity through spoken word and food from around the world. A free drop-in session, open to all.
8 March,

Speak Up lunchtime webinar
Can you tell someone about what you do in an engaging and memorable way? Esther Stanhope explains how to create your personal elevator pitch that will instantly communicate what you do (with your sparkling personality intact) whilst networking, meeting clients, going for a promotion or seeking investment. You’ll also receive a copy of Esther’s fab book Goodbye Glossophobia.
29 March, £25, 1.15pm-2pm.

Early Adventures of Professional Women
A fascinating insight into The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act of 1919 and whether it actually made an impact, with a look at the lives of pioneering women of the early20th century.
13 March, The National Archives, TW9


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