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With International Women’s Day around the corner, we are inviting all members of the King’s community to join us at our events this week:

Inclusivity at King’s: An International Women’s Day event
6 March 2019, 13:00 to 16:00

This event will look at the work being undertaken at King’s to make this an inclusive workplace for all. This includes issues such as:

  • flexible working practices
  • barriers and facilitators to career progression for ECRs and professional services staff
  • the role of King’s as an institution to foster an inclusive workplace

You will have the opportunity to hear from figures at King’s and share your experiences through workshop sessions. Chair of the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership and former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, will close the event.

Elevate – Gender Equality Network Launch
7th March 2019, 18:30 – 20:30 

The Exchange
Bush House North-East Wing

Elevate, Kings newly formed Gender Equality Network, are thrilled to invite you to our launch event and an evening in celebration of International Women’s Day at The Exchange exhibition space in Bush House.

We are inviting a panel to discuss ‘Finding your own leadership’. Compromised of staff network leads form across Kings, this will be an exciting, uplifting and refreshing discussion on authentic leadership.

Join their  mailing list here to keep up to date.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) Film Screening: Thursday 7 March

Location: Seminar Room 2, Main IoPPN Building
Time: 12:00-14:00

The IoPPN Pay, Recruitment and Promotion working group present ‘RGB’, a documentary screening to celebrate Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s remarkable ascent into the US Supreme Court and her legacy of a championing women’s rights in the face of rampant sexism.

You can drop in and out of this film as your timetable/flexible working requirements permit.

No registration required.

Gender & Home Exhibition Launch & Panel
8 March 2019, 18:30 to 20:00
The Exchange
Bush House North-East Wing

The collection of art and multi-media work is part of current research within SSPP. Works include:

  • Haunted Houses: War Veterans and the Intimacies of Violence
  • At Home in the Margins: Diffusing Desire in Lesbian Cinema
  • #AanaJaana [#ComingGoing]: Curating gendered lives across home Delhi’s urban peripheries
  • Energy, marginality and gender in the Brazilian Amazon
  • Gendered Coal Struggles at the Margins: Portraits of work and life in a Tajik extractive landscape

Hour to Empower: 8 March

Location: Classroom 2, WEC, Denmark Hill
Time: 13:00-14:00

Join Women of the Wohl for an hour of speed-networking over lunch, and other celebration activities to mark International Women’s Day 2019 and to increase visibility of amazing female role models in our community.

Registration and further information here.

Crafting Women’s Leadership
27 March and 28 March 2019

A creative collaboration between Mora School Women’s Project and King’s College London.

This week long residency in the Arts & Humanities Research Institute at King’s by parents from a North London primary school is an exciting opportunity to dissemminate the groups’ unique stories, both from the women’s individual viewpoints and also in relation to the leadership project at the school.

The workshop sessions will share the women’s experiences through discussion and visual means, together with a number of accessible hands-on creative activities. These will include screen printing, papier mache, quick paper and textile crafts. Participants will make small samples of work to take home.

1 Comment

  1. What a fantastic range of events. Well done to everyone involved.
    Barry Hayward, Head of Disability Support

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