International Women's Day 2017 at London South Bank University
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International Women's Day 2017 at London South Bank University

International Women's Day 2017 at London South Bank University

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Keyworth Centre 806, London South Bank University

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SE1 6NG

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The World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won't close entirely until 2186. In recognition of this, the 2017 global theme for IWD is #BeBoldForChange.

Activities throughout the day, Keyworth Centre Room 806

12.15pm – 1.15pm: Be Bold For Change: Me and My Career
A panel discussion about women, the workplace and the global gender gap, followed by Q&A
Chair: Dr Cait Beaumont, speakers include Carol Hui - LSBU Board of Governors and Chief of Staff, Heathrow Airport; Prof Shân Wareing and LSBU Alumna Anne Foster, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, House of Commons.

1.15pm – 1.45pm: Lunch and networking
Complimentary lunch for staff, students and alumni
Host: GenderNet

1.45pm – 2.40pm: Be Bold for Change: A Student Perspective
Find out what gender equality means for students from LSBU and the University Academy of Engineering
Co-chairs: Dr Shaminder Takhar, Associate Professor in Sociology and Dr Safia Barakzai, Senior Lecturer in Informatics and Enterprise Champion for the School of Business

2.45pm – 3.30pm: Be Bold for Change: A Male Perspective
Join Prof. Craig Barker, Dean School of Law and Social Science; Phil Newman, ‎Head of Sport and Recreation at LSBU; Steve Baker, CEO LSBSU and Dr Calvin Moorley, Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing, LSBU to discuss the role of men in achieving gender parity
Chair: Cheryl King McDowall

3.30- 4.30pm: Be Bold for Change: A Trans Perspective
Screening of “Lucy”, with film maker Melinte Reitzema and Lucy (co-creator of Sink the Pink), followed by a Q&A
Chair: Sam White

4.30pm – 5.30pm: Reception and networking
Complimentary drinks and canapés for staff, students and alumni

5.30pm – 7pm: Women Entrepreneurship: Pushing the Boundaries
Celebrate the successes of women entrepreneurs! Register here

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