This is a call to help forge a better working world – a more gender inclusive world.
Supporting International Womens Day 2017
To stop sexism in the Art world
1. #BeBoldForChange campaign for progressive employers
Women’s careers website Where Women Work is calling on progressive employers to explain how they’re taking bold action to help create more inclusive environments. Their sister website is also championing a #BeBoldForChange campaign across the Asia Pacific region.
2. #BeBoldForChange campaign by police for local community
Hampshire Police in the UK’s are running a #BeBoldForChange social media campaign sees 26 people from their Constabulary explain how they are being bold for change in order to raise greater awareness about equality. Here are some highlights: PC Tracey Dimmer; Inspector Jill Kingston; PC Vicky Wong; PC Tracey Pool and more, including Superintendent Alison Heydari‘s passionate call for people to #BeBoldForChange and report hate crime.
3. #BeBoldForChange campaign challenging art world inequality
Artfinder is stamping out s*xism in the art world and, in association with International Women’s Day 2017, is asking art organisations around the world to #BeBoldForChange and share their data on gender representation, because gender inequality in the art world is a huge issue.
4. #BeBoldForChange campaign supporting equality in sports
Dulwich Hamlet Football Club in the UK’s #BeBoldForChange campaign sees players wearing a specially commissioned one-off purple kit with International Women’s Day branding in lieu of their famous pink and blue colours. The players’ kit also features IWD’s charity partners, Catalyst and the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS).
5. #BeBoldForChangeGlobal campaign rallying corporate employees
From every geography and field of work, global company AECOM‘s #BeBoldForChange campaign recognizes the contributions of women, advancing them into leadership positions, serving as mentors for others, and identifying and combating unconscious bias – and they’ve created a special #BeBoldForChange Impact Blog.
6. #BeBoldForChange campaign encouraging women to code
General Assembly is running a #BeBoldForChange campaign that sees events run across the world in 11 major cities encouraging more women into technology and coding – in association with women’s groups like Where Women Work, Women 2.0 and more.
7. #BeBoldForChange campaigns by universities
The University of Sheffield runs their #BeBoldForChange campaign to look for your stories and nominations based on bold actions being taken by their people to help drive gender parity.
Trinity College Dublin is running a week-long schedule of International Women’s Day events from film screenings, lectures, lunches, performances and podcasts – and even a special #BeBoldForChange hashtag competition.
While the University of Hull‘s #BeBoldForChange campaign sees the University’s first ever all female photo-shoot for students at the University, along with a program of 20+ events reflecting great strides women have made at the University.
And the University of East London‘s #BeBoldForChange campaign for International Women’s Day celebrates what the day means to their women in academia and beyond.
8. More #BeBoldForChange campaigns coming soon
We’ll be highlighting how further groups are calling for gender parity via exciting #BeBoldForChange campaigns, as well as how they’re celebrating International Women’s Day.