International Women's Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women
The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
What are WISE doing for International Women's Day 2017?
The WISE Celebration of Talented Women Conference, will take place on Monday 13 March 2017 and will be held at The Senedd - National Assembly for Wales. This invite only event will mark International Women’s Day by celebrating the fabulous contribution women in Wales are making in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
What are our Members doing for International Women's Day 2017?
Bloomberg are sponsors of WOW – Women of the World festival championing gender equality, celebrating the achievements of women and girls and examining the obstacles keeping them from fulfilling their potential. London, 7 - 12 March.
North West region's Construction Skills Breakfast Seminar, sponsored by Hilti (GB) Ltd. All those working or studying in construction or a construction-related industry are welcome - WISE's Suzy Frikin will be one of three speakers. Manchester, 8 March.
Leeds College of Building are offering free taster sessions to any females interested in learning some basic DIY skills or those who are thinking about a career in construction.
Network Rail are aiming to hold STEM inspiring sessions at 40 schools up and down the country. The energising sessions will showcase the possibilities of choosing a career in STEM and explain to the young people involved that Network Rail are an employer who could be exactly right for them and for People Like Me.
Newcatle University want to recognise and celebrate the work of staff and students, men and women, around the University to promote and advance gender parity by nominating those who have made a difference. #BeBoldForChange Newcastle, 8 March.
This full day of talks, including one from WISE's Membership Manager, Barbara Dischinger, is set to inspire those in the early stages of their career in academic STEMM subjects is free to attend. London, 8 March.
Young women,14-18 who are potentially interested in a career in STEM are invited, using People Like Me, to explore our personalities and how they fit with these roles as well as meeting and discussing with those working in these fields from across the University.