International Women’s Day Events

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
#IWD2020 #EachforEqual
March 8, 2020

An equal world is an enabled world. How will you help forge a gender equal world?
Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.

In celebration of #IWD2020 we’re releasing our latest #lettersto ‘women of the future’.

Here are some other ways to celebrate IWD at events taking place across the UK.

      • To celebrate International Women’s Day, Women in Film & TV, RTS Scotland and Hello Halo Productions are joining forces to host a celebratory evening with inspirational women.
      • Come celebrate with a sea swim and a beach bonfire. Bring some drink and food to share.
      • You’ll hear from inspirational women, deal with imposter syndrome in a workshop, and explore the topic of the year: Each for Equal.
      • Join a fascinating tour dedicated to the women of the Closes… from Mary Queen of Scots to Mary King, the namesake of The Close.
      • The Scottish Chamber Choir mark this day by celebrating the achievements of women composers through the ages.
      • Pollok Library Celebrate International Women’s Day with author Madeleine Black.
      • CINE[STHESIA] – a selection of films being screened to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020.
      • Join the University of Aberdeen to mark International Women’s Day, they will be joined by keynote speakers Professor Linley Lord (Pro-Vice Chancellor and President of Curtin University Singapore), Gail Kent (Global Policy Lead at Facebook), and Dr Linda Papadopoulos.
      • Dundee Women’s Festival 2020 “Women Making Waves” 29th February – 14th March 2020
      • Where are the Women? joins The Scottish National Portrait Gallery to talk about the women of the Enlightenment.
      • Celebrate in style with a massive showcase of female artists of various genres at Edinburgh Jazz Bar. In support of Scottish Women’s Aid.
      • Meet Kelly Stewart, established Edinburgh-based artist and printmaker. This intimate event will celebrate the exhibition Each for Equal, showcasing strong work by women artists in Edinburgh Printmakers collection for International Women’s Day.
      • An exhibition in which four major female artist investigate managed histories, strange landscapes and myth-making.
      • This illustrated lecture, timed to mark International Women’s Day and complementing the City Art Centre’s current exhibition Mary Cameron: Life in Paint.
      • QUINES poems and textiles in tribute to women of Scotland