IWD Events at Queen’s University Belfast ~4th to 10th March 2012

2 March 2012 at 12:30 pm

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2012
‘CONNECTING GIRLS, INSPIRING FUTURES’

International Women’s Day on 8 March is a global day celebrating the struggles and achievements of women from all over the world. It grew from two sources – the struggle of working class women to form trade unions and the fight for women’s right to vote. The theme for 2012 – “CONNECTING GIRLS, INSPIRING FUTURES” – recognises that if every International Women’s Day event held in 2012 includes girls in some way, then thousands of minds will be inspired globally.

Film Screening of ‘Budrus’ (PG)
An award-winning feature documentary about a Palestinian community organiser, Ayed Morrar, and his daughter Iltezam, who unite local Fatah and Hamas members, along with Israeli supporters, to save their village.
Sunday 4 March 3.15pm
QFT
Pay in person on the day (£6.20/5/4); or book online at: http://www.queensfilmtheatre.com

Student Union Event ‘Breaking the Glass Ceiling’
An Employability and Networking Conference, followed by refreshments.
Monday 5 March 2012 6 – 8pm
Riddel Hall
Speakers: Inez McCormack (Equality Activist)
Judith Gillespie (Deputy Chief Constable, PSNI)
Rita Lowe (Partner, CMS Cameron McKenna LLP)
Caroline McLaughlin, (VP for Private Wealth Management, Morgan Stanley)
Contact: Teresa Harkin
su.vpequality@qub.ac.uk

School of Nursing and Midwifery Seminar: ‘ Transition in Nursing and Midwifery Education and Research: Successful Leadership Techniques’
Tuesday 6 March 4pm
Lecture Theatre 1, Medical Biology Centre
Speaker: Professor Cecily M Begley, Chair of Nursing and Midwifery, TCD
Contact: Dr Valerie Holmes v.holmes@qub.ac.uk

Queen’s Women Graduates Spring Meeting
Tuesday 6 March 2012
Canada Room
Speaker: Dr Stanley Hawkins
Contact Carolyn Forster e-mail cpforster@talktalk.net
Tel: 028 9079 1649 Mob: 07801240850

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
Gender Equality Centre

Coffee morning
8 March 2012
MBC ,School Gender Equality Office
A fundraising event in aid of the Partners in Health (PIH) charity raising awareness of women’s health issues in Lesotho
Prof Barbara McDermott
b.mcdermott@qub.ac.uk
http://photos.pih.org/where/Lesotho/Lesotho.html

Queen’s Gender Initiative
Women in Leadership Lunch

8 March, 12 – 2pm
Riddel Hall
QGI Office. By invitation only

First Mondays Research Forum at Queen’s Annual two-day conference:
Women and Media:
Representations Past and Present

9 and 10 March
Great Hall
Institute of Irish Studies
First Mondays Research Forum at Queen’s:
Victoria Brownlee; Leanne Calvert
Catherine McGurren; Rionnagh Sheridan
http://www.womenandmedia2012.com
womenandmedia2012@gmail.com

Centre for Advancement of Women in Politics (CAWP) and Women’s Resource and Development Agency (WRDA) Conference ‘How to elect more women in Northern Ireland’
9 March 9am – 2pm
Canada Room/Council Chamber (including lunch)
contact Victoria Montgomery, cawp@qub.ac.uk

More at http://www.whatsonatqueens.com/home/events/CurrentEvents/ConferencesandEvents/

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red women’s symbol with black continents

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