International Women’s Day 2023

Happy International Women's Day! March 8 every year is International Women's Day and this is the fourth year I've written about this day. This year's campaign theme is Embrace Equity. And the best quote I read on the difference between equality and equity has been this: "Equality is giving everyone a shoe. Equity is giving [...]

International Women’s Day 2022

March 8 has rolled around again - where has the time gone? March 8 every year is International Women's Day, a global day celebrating women's achievements. The campaign theme for International Women's Day this year is Break the Bias. IWD encourages us this year to imagine a world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. IWD [...]

March 2021

Back to basics in March, it seems. Reading over the daily gratitudes, I appear to be quite focussed on food, tea, rest, and writing. I've also noticed that I mentioned work a lot, I think because the new work has been super supportive and really creative in virtual collaboration and employee wellbeing. I'm really impressed [...]

International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month 2021

March 8 of every year is International Women's Day, a global day celebrating the achievements of women. You can find out more about the origins of this day here. March is also Women's History Month, a month to honour women's contributions. You can read more about the origins here. The theme for Women's History Month [...]

International Women’s Day 2020

Happy International Women's Day! Today I learnt that the first IWD was in 1911, and today it marks a global day to celebrate all women for their social, cultural, economic, and political achievements. This year's campaign theme is Each for Equal. Women have come a long way since 1911, with more females in the boardroom and [...]