Equity news and events

Events to promote equity are held throughout the year, across the University. Equity news items are shared to highlight important issues and key successes.

International Womens Day- upcoming events

In 1975 the UN recognised 8th March as International Women’s Day (IWD), a day dedicated to the rights of women.

To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, the University is hosting a range of exciting events to celebrate IWD.

University of Auckland International Womens Day events

Thursday 1 March. 4pm. OGGB Rm 231
• ‘Holding Government to Account on Gender Equality: The experience of the UK Women’s Budget Group’ is the topic for the talk by Prof Himmelweit at the Institute of Public Policy

Monday 5 March. 5pm-7.30pm. Conference Centre B401-401

• The Stanford Women in Data Science Conference - a Global Event hosted by the Faculty of Science

Thursday 8 March – International Women’s Day

The Business School
o Women in Business – breakfast panel 7am -9am
o PwC Panel – Women in Leadership 12pm - 1pm
o Movie Dream Girl about successful female entrepreneurs. 6pm -7.45pm

• The Unleash space Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship are organising a lunchtime panel of Innovative and Entrepreneurial Women and an afternoon Maker Workshop which will demonstrate maker and crafting techniques.

• A morning tea is being organised by the TEU in the Quad at 10.30am

Join Team Shine for Round the Bays 2018

Shine partners with the University to provide information and training around the Family Violence: It's not OK initiative.

Join Team Shine for Ports of Auckland Round the Bays 2018 on Sunday, March 4 2018.

You can walk, jog or run the 8.4km that will take you from Quay Street along the Waitemata Harbour to St Heliers Bay with your family, friends or colleagues.

The run will be part of Light It Orange, happening between 3-9 March to help raise funds and awareness to help survivors of family violence.

Shine hopes to raise $10,000 which will support over 1,400 calls to Shine’s Helpline for support, advice and safety planning.