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International Women's Day 2017 at London South Bank University
Wed 8 March 2017, 12:15 – 19:00 GMT
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
9.00am – 12.00pm: Be Bold For Change: Women in Technology
An exciting startup showcase and discussion featuring leading entrepreneurs and industry professionals sharing some of the most interesting and innovative health tech being developed in London. Register here
10.00am – 12.00pm and 2.00pm - 5.00pm: FREE Health Assessments
Visit the LSBU Academy of Sport to get your free health assessment. No need to register on eventbrite first.
12.10pm – 12.55pm: FREE Belly Dancing Class
Visit the LSBU Academy of Sport to take up this fantastic offer for one day only! No need to register on eventbrite first.
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 and General Counsel, Executive Director, Heathrow Airport Limited; Prof Shân Wareing, LSBU Alumna Anne Foster, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, House of Commons and Lt Col Lorraine Markham, Chief of Staff, Intelligence Corps, Armed Forces.
1.00pm – 1.45pm: This Girl Can Fight Klub Class
Visit the LSBU Academy of Sport to take part! No need to register on eventbrite first.
1.15pm – 1.45pm: Lunch and networking
Complimentary lunch for staff, students and alumni
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