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International Womens' Day 2016
March 2016

Woman(kind)ness, strength and resilience: a celebration of women worldwide

Themed Photo Exhibitions (8-11 March 2016)

Pilgrimage | Kev Ryan (Charnwood Arts) | Location: West Part Teaching Hub, Loughborough University

Resilient Women | Francine Aubry (Charnwood Arts) | Location: West Part Teaching Hub, Loughborough University

Maya women in the 21st century (Maya Project) | Location: Pilkington Library, Loughborough Loughborough University

Migration, nutrition and ageing: Bangladesh-UK | Vanja Garaj (The MINA Project) | Location: NCSEM “The Street”, Loughborough University

Born in Bradford (BiB) | Location: NCSEM “The Street”, Loughborough University

Olympic Swimmers (Charnwood Arts) | Location: NCSEM “The Street”, Loughborough University

Drawing Water | Rod Shaw (WEDC)| online exhibition,  Loughborough University

Workers without Land in Brazil (Movimento dos Trabalhadores sem Terra | Nair Casagrande | online exhibition, Loughborough University

Speakers and Events Programme

Tuesday, 8 March

13:00 – 14:00 TALK: The rising of the women means the rising of us all: An Athena Swan Presentation | Dr Femidah Munir (SSEHS Athena Swan Champion). Chaired by Professor Tracy Bhamra (Pro-Vice Chancellor for Enterprise) | Location: NCSEM 1.39
Booking required

18:30-19:00 OPENING SESSION: Dr Jill Vincent (Chair of Charnwood Arts) | Location: Martin Hall

19:00-21:00 MUSIC/POETRY/PERFORMANCE: Bread and Roses | Coordinated by Professor Mick Mangan (School of Arts, English and Drama) | Location: Martin Hall
Booking required

Wednesday, 9 March

12:30-14:00 TALK: From sex to gender - a biological and cultural journey | Professor Barry Bogin (SSEHS, Equality and Diversity Committee). Chaired by Dr Paula Griffiths (SSEHS, Co-Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Research Challenge) | Location: NCSEM 1.39
Booking required

17:00-19:00 TALK: Honey, football changed my life | Honey Taljieh (Corporate Communication’s Manager, FIFA). Chaired by Dr Inês Varela-Silva (SSEHS, Director of The Maya Project, Equality and Diversity Committee) | Location: West Park Teaching Hub
Booking required

Thursday, 10 March

Guided tours to the photo exhibitions. Contact Dr Inês Varela-Silva for bookings and further details.

Friday, 11 March

17:00-19:00 CLOSING SESSION | Location: West Park Teaching Hub

17:15-18:00 TALK: Consent and safe spaces at universities: an international perspective | Dr Inês Varela-Silva (SSEHS, Director of The Maya Project, Equality and Diversity Committee). Chaired by Abida Akram (Loughborough University Equality and Diversity Committee) With the presence of the Rt Hon Nicky Morgan (MP for Loughborough)

18:00 – 18:30 MULTIMEDIA: Drawing Water | Rod Shaw (WEDC), Rev Simon Richardson (School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences and the Maya Project)

18:30-19:00 Refreshments with the Sileby Slappers on African Drums 
Booking required

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Exhibitions are open to everyone. No tickets needed.

Talks, performances and seminars are all free but booking is required.

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