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Roundup: International Women’s Day 2018 events at UofT

Happy International Women’s Day! Here’s what’s happening at U of T this week:

People participating in the Women's March.

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2018 at U of T. Photo: Vlad Tchompalov (CC BY 2.0).

gathering of leading international experts and thought-leaders who will come together to discuss the empowerment of women through inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

  • When: Thursday, March 8, 9 – 10:30 am
  • Where: Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place

student-led event to engage in a rapid-fire conversation for bringing about changes. Speakers will join the audience to take stock of the achievements accomplished thus far, question the status quo and break down gender inequality and social injustice.

  • When: Thursday, March 8, 9 – 11 am
  • Where: WCH Auditorium, C. L. Burton Conference Centre

keynote presentation where Chika Stacy Oriuwa will share her experience as the only Black medical student in her class at U of T.

  • When: Thursday, March 8, 12 -1 pm
  • Where: WCH Auditorium, C. L. Burton Conference Centre

A women’s leadership event where students, alumni, faculty and administration come together to enjoy food, network and foster mentor-mentee relationships.

  • When: Thursday, March 8, 12 – 2 pm
  • Where: Hart House, Debates Room, 7 Hart House Circle

workshop offering different perspectives on the #MeToo movement.

  • When: Thursday, March 8, 12:30 – 1:45 pm
  • Where: Jackman Law Building, Room 250, Moot Court Room

Try a new physical activity and stay for the panel discussion with some of Canada’s most celebrated female athletes.

  • When: Thursday, March 8, 5:30 – 10 pm
  • Where: Athletic Centre, 55 Harbord St.

Listen to outstanding women across a variety of fields discuss social justice issues and engage in a panel discussion at an International Women’s Day Gala.

  • When: Saturday, March 10, 6 -9:30 pm
  • Where: Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle