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University of Aberdeen International Women's Day Celebrations


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Celebrate International Women's Day with the University of Aberdeen as we bring you a programme of topical events, family fun and a few laughs too!

As part of our week of celebrations we are delighted to welcome a host of fantastic speakers and performers including;
* Anna Whitehouse, also known as 'Mother Pukka', will discuss flexible working beyond a crisis
* Jeffery Tobias Halter, gender strategist, author and president of YWomen, will discuss men choosing to challenge inequality
* Janey Godley, Scotland’s international cultural phenomenon stand-up comedian, bestselling author, and internet sensation will join us as part of a special Bright Club, where our very own researchers will try their hand at comedy

Discover our full programme online and join us in celebrating International Women's Day 2021 embracing the national theme this year of #ChoosetoChallenge.

International Women's Day has been celebrated across the world since the early 1900's. Originally, its aim was to provide a forum for women to campaign for equality and women’s rights. Over time, it has evolved and now in March each year, thousands of events are held throughout the world to recognise the progress that has been made, to inspire women and to celebrate their achievements.

All 2021 International Women's Day events at the University of Aberdeen are online, free to attend and open to all.


Fully online events.


Tickets are free of charge and all are welcome to join in the celebrations.
Register to attend events at:

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University of Aberdeen Festival & Events Team

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