The College of Engineering is holding its first International Women’s Day celebration March 8 and 9, sponsored by the Multicultural Engineering Program, Peter Kiewit Foundation Engineering Academy, Society of Women Engineers, and Women in Engineering. The theme for 2023 is #EmbraceEquity and all engineering faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in these events.
Wednesday, March 8
City Campus (Othmer 106) / 5-7 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Pam Dingman
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Thursday, March 9
Scott Campus (PKI 158) / 5-7 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Nancy Pridal
The events will include a keynote speaker, followed by a panel of faculty, student, industry/alumni, and community representatives. After the panel, the evening will conclude with a mix & mingle reception with heavy appetizers.
International Women's Day (IWD) celebrates women's social, economic, cultural and political achievements. This day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. IWD has occurred for over a century, with the first gathering in 1911 supported by more than a million people. This day, typically held on March 8, is supported by organizations, groups, governments and individuals worldwide who are committed to a more gender-equal world.
Please complete the RSVP form by 5 p.m. Monday, March 6 to secure your place at the event and a gift bag – limited quantity available!