WOW: Women of the World Festival (08/03/19 – 09/03/19)
The highly-anticipated festival is bigger and better this year as they bring in key speakers like political activist, Angela Davis, Australia’s first PM, Julia Gillard, and Iceland’s first female president, Tarja Halonen. The topics will cover the current state of feminism in an event called “WOW: What Now?” and a second event the following day called “WOW: What Next?” This will surely be a packed weekend full of amazing speakers!
Sketchy B*tches International Women’s Day Special
Enjoy your day with creative conversations from women in fashion and art industries such as Sue Dray, Diana Muendo, and Carla Tofando. It’s an afternoon filled with inspiring industry insights and lots of sketching!
AllBright’s The Power of Female Role Models (08/03/19)
As London’s top all-female member club, AllBright does not disappoint when it comes to the festivities of International Women’s Day. Join the club for hour-long speaker sessions with inspirational women such as Edwina Dunn, Yomi Adegoke, and Corrina Antrobus.
V&A: Norma Kamali in Conversation (08/05/19)
Head down to the V&A for a cultural conversation with fashion designer, Norma Kamali, where she discusses her designs on empowering women and her advocacy to stop objectification on self-esteem. Style editor, Gianluca Longo, will be joining the event to highlight her commitment to initiating change for women in the fashion industry.
National Portrait Gallery: Celebrating our Unsung Heroines
Rt. Hon. Diane Abbott MP, artist Phoebe Boswell, and playwright Bonnie Greer, will be celebrating legendary women in history whose stories have gone unnoticed. The event is part of a new platform that aims to highlight inspiring women in history through projects, events, and publications.
Gal-dem’s International Women’s Weekender (08/03/19 – 10/03/19)
Gal-dem is an all-female, non-binary people of colour magazine and it does not disappoint when planning an International Women’s Day celebration. For two days you can hear women of colour speak about womanhood and female empowerment in the sports and comedy industry. You can also celebrate by joining a full-day activity session of yoga, life drawing, and jewellery workshop.
Body Shop’s ‘Celebrate She’ Weekend
Join the Body Shop in their ‘Celebrate She’ event for an ultimate International Women’s Day celebration. Spoil yourself with massages, makeovers, and shopping sprees with a 25% discount. Then get inspired by listening to their panel of amazing women such as writer, Megan Crabbe, and entrepreneur, Nicole Crentsil. It will be a jam-packed weekend with all these incredible activities.
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