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Top 10 Events You Need to Attend for International Women’s Day

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Mar 22, 2022
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Written By:
Patricia Opsima

"Where there is woman, there is magic."

International Women's Day is a day recognized to honor the contributions of women in the fields of education, business, culture, and politics. Women's rights and gender equality are highlighted on this day.

In Sydney, the theme for this years' International Women's Day is #BreakTheBias, a nod to the vital role that women, men, and individuals of all gender identities play in achieving gender parity.

This coming March 8, here are some events you can join in celebrating International Women's Day!

1. International Women's Day 2022: Building Back Fairer

March 8, 2022, 8:00 am

Rare Birds has asked a panel of experts to share their thoughts and ideas on developing an Australian economy that works for everyone.

Guest speakers include:

The Hon. Bronwyn Taylor, MLC, Minister for Mental Health, Regional Youth and Women

Prof. Marian Baird, Professor of Gender and Employment Relations and Head of the Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies at the University of Sydney

Lisa Annese, CEO of Diversity Council Australia

What to expect from this event?

A complimentary live breakfast and networking event will be held for guests in Sydney. For those who can't make it there in person, they will provide a link to a live stream.

At the event in Sydney, attendees will have the opportunity to meet and network with speakers and other attendees over a light breakfast and drinks. Along with that, they'll get a copy of #IFSHECANICAN, written by Jo Burston.

Location

Australian Computer Society (ACS)

100 Barangaroo Avenue

Sydney, NSW 2000

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/international-womens-day-building-back-fairer-tickets-263968154857?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

2. International Women's Day: Women Forging Change

March 8, 2022, 10:45 am - 2:00 pm

At Casula Powerhouse Arts, CORE Community Services will hold a community event for residents of South West Sydney to attend.

With a stellar roster of speakers and artists that are both inspiring and brilliant:

Associate Professor, Elizabeth Hill

Deputy Mayor, Karress Rhodes

Djaadjawan dancers

Maysoon Elnigoumi

Ifeoma Obiegbu – A poet

Ile Lui – All woman's drumming group

Young leaders from Cabramatta High School

Amanda Larkin, CEO SWSLHD

Natyanivedan

Veronica Salaberry

Location

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

1 Powerhouse Road

Casula, NSW 2170

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/international-womens-day-women-forging-change-tickets-269340012227?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

3. International Women's Day Lunch - Sydney

March 8, 2022, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Brave, gifted, and endowed. Stephenie Rodriguez discusses her remarkable journey and the significance of resilience, thinking, and self-love.

Julie Ockerby, President of the Creative Women's Circle, will be hosting this event, so bring your friends, family, and coworkers to hear her story of perseverance and second chances.

Location

Doltone House Hyde Park

181 Elizabeth Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/international-womens-day-lunch-sydney-tickets-231231478577?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

4. International Women's Day by The Studio

March 8, 2022, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In 2022, the United Nations International Women's Day theme, Changing Climates: Equality today for a sustainable tomorrow, acknowledges the achievements of women and girls worldwide who are fighting to transform the climate of gender equality and develop a sustainable future.

Guest speakers include:

Stela Solar, Director, National Artificial Intelligence Centre, CSIRO/Data 61

Claire Lehmann, Founder, Editor in Chief of Quillette

Michela Ledwidge, Co-founder & CEO of MOD

Chloe White, Managing Director of Genesis Block

Location:

The Studio, Sydney Startup Hub

Level 6, 11-17 York St, Sydney ( near corner of Margaret St, above Wynyard Station)

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/international-womens-day-by-the-studio-tickets-266581020007?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

5. #BreakTheBias: Women Poets Perform on International Women's Day

March 8, 2022, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Poetry Sydney fosters new ideas, discoveries, and creative impulses by showcasing contemporary Australian poets. Poets from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines are featured in this event.

The following women poets are among those who will be featured in a live-streamed hour-long performance of their work:

The evening's host will be an acclaimed writer, Opera Australia director, and performer of Six Quick Chicks, Liesel Badorrek.

Award-winning writer, director, and performer Melita Rowston, whose recent play Cockroach toured internationally to rave reviews

Performance poet powerhouse, actor, dancer, and activist Mel Ree

Esteemed Sydney-based poet Elizabeth Allen's poetry, short fiction, and literary criticism are published in well-respected Australian publications.

Poet and editor Michele Seminara, whose second full-length collection, Suburban Fantasy (UWA Publishing, 2021), is a feminist exploration of the dark underbelly of suburbia

Cabaret poetry diva and former Inner West Councillor Stanmore Ward for The Greens, Lou Steer.

Video poetry by Elena Knox, whose work amplifies impulses to totemism, idolatry, and fetishism, is represented by Anomaly, Japan, and award-winning Papua New Guinean-Australian digital content maker and poet Alana Hicks.

Location:

Knox Street Bar

21 Shepherd Street

Chippendale, NSW 2008

Australia

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/breakthebias-women-poets-perform-on-international-womens-day-tickets-270232361267?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

6. Ten13 Founder AMA: Kim Teo & Holly Cardew

March 7, 2022, 12:00 pm

Join the TEN13 team for an Ask-Me-Anything with Holly Cardew (CEO & Co-founder, Carted) and Kim Teo (CEO & Co-founder, Mr. Yum).

Moderated by TEN13 Co-Founder Stew Glynn, we will dive into your questions and chat fundraising from US VCs, international expansion, and company culture as a moat.

Location 

Brisbane

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_J0sEeO8sQQexw6jnkCU2bQ

7. F2F Sydney with Square Peg

March 10, 2022, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

F2F was founded last year with the goal of bridging the gap between female entrepreneurs and investors. Their group of 300+ Australian women and three events in 2021 have inspired them to return!

Women and F2F are being celebrated in 2022 with the first in-person event of that calendar year. Taking place on Thursday, March 10, 2022, in Square Peg's office in Sydney, Australia, the event promises to be one of our most memorable to date. Join them to support the development of a vibrant Australian female entrepreneurial community.

Location

Square Peg

4/44 Foveaux St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia

https://events.humanitix.com/f2f-sydney-square-peg

8. International Women’s Day: Innovation Insights

March 7 - 10, 2022

An opportunity to reflect on progress gained, demand for change, and celebrate the achievements of women is International Women's Day (IWD).

For International Women's Day, the Sydney Knowledge Hub and INCUBATE will host a series of seminars and Q&A sessions on the theme of Insight, Inspiration, and Innovation.

The future of gender equality will be discussed by four women who have achieved great success in their respective fields, as well as in the innovation business.

Investor Expert: Jenny Li, Partner of Scalare Partners

VC Expert: Natasha Rawlings - Investment Manager at Uniseed

Research Commercialisation Expert: Dr. Amani Batarseh - Chief Scientist at BCAL Diagnostics

Founder Expert: Aivee Robinson - Co-Founder at Catalyser

Location

The event will be held via Zoom

https://events.humanitix.com/international-women-s-day-sydney-innovation-inspiration?_ga=2.153810232.1491721534.1646363261-1386209285.1646363261

9. International Women’s Day - Business and Professional Women Strathfield

March 15, 2022, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Business and Professional Women Strathfield promote 'Women's Empowerment Principles' on a local, state, federal, and international level. It is possible for all of us to work together to #BreakTheBias.

You may learn more about their speakers Harmony Moxham and Sweta Gupta by listening to their personal experiences.

Location:

Coro 88 Burwood

86 Burwood Road

Burwood, NSW 2134

Australia

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/international-womens-day-business-and-professional-women-strathfield-tickets-271822206537?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

10. SIBPN Inc. Presents: Women in Business and Entrepreneurship

March 25, 2022, 5:30 pm - 7:30pm

 You are cordially invited to the Women in Business and Entrepreneurship event by SIPBN Inc., a business networking group in Sydney.

 Listen to the stories of the renowned guests and connect with Sydney's most prominent business investors and professionals at this event.

 The Panellists:

 Ms. Robyn Anne Preston, MP

Michelle Cutler

Ozge Fettaahlioglu

 Location

1 Columbia Ct

1 Columbia Court

Baulkham Hills, NSW 2153

Australia

 https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/sipbn-inc-presents-women-in-business-and-entrepreneurship-tickets-277267794437?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Women's rights advocacy and celebration should be a year-round endeavor. This year's International Women's Day, which falls on the 8th of March, will provide an even more excellent opportunity to advocate for gender parity.

"Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world."

Patricia Opsima

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