international women's day 2011

Celebrating 100 Years of International Women’s Day: Women’s Voices 2011 – Glamorgan

Posted on: 3 February 2011

Equal access to education, training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women.

2011 marks the centenary of International Women’s Day (IWD), first organised in 1911 by German women’s suffrage campaigner Clara Zetkin. The purpose of the day was to campaign on behalf of women around the world to get voting rights. Since then International Women’s Day has successfully campaigned about a variety of issues affecting women. To celebrate this centenary Glamorgan Business School will be holding a week of events in March 2011.

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Archive of Women’s Voices
To celebrate this landmark anniversary, we are collecting an archive of 1000 comments quotes, memories and stories from women of all ages living in Wales in 2011.

Get Involved
Find out more about how you get involved and submit your voices as part of our women’s archive initiative.

International Women’s Day at the Glamorgan Business School is sponsored by Chwarae Teg.

Themed Events
Staff and students at Glamorgan Business School are rising to the challenge of making the women of the past proud and the women of today inspired with a week of activities around the theme ‘Women’s Voices 2011’.

Four Ages of Women Monday 7th March
Special Guest Speaker

Women and Innovation Tuesday 8th March
Karren Brady

Women’s Voices Around the World Wednesday 9th March
Exhibition (Various)

Welsh Women Mean Business Friday 11th March
Awards Dinner

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