RMIT International Women's Day 2021

Join us at RMIT's International Women's Day 2021 Online Event

RMIT staff, students, alumni, industry and community across global locations are invited to join our 2021 International Women's Day event on Tuesday 9 March

  • 2.00pm - 3.00pm AEDT (Melbourne)
  • 10.00am -11.00am ICT (Vietnam)

Be sure to register – a link to the event will be shared closer to the date.

This year's UN Women theme, Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world, celebrates the tremendous efforts by women around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our speakers will explore a range of topics, including how we can all contribute to an equal future, how we can better support workplaces, educational institutions and our community to empower the next generation of thinkers and emerging leaders to foster diversity for innovation, and how we can take positive experiences from the COVID-19 pandemic to further support gender equality and flexibility.

Meet some of our speakers:

  • RMIT Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Martin Bean CBE
  • Professor Julie Cogin, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, College of Business and Law
  • Professor Kay Latham, Dean, Diversity & Inclusion, STEM College
  • Dr Leonora Risse, Lecturer in Economics, Gender Economics researcher, College of Business and Law
  • Phoebe Watson, proud Yarrer Gunditj woman of the Maar Nation of South West Victoria and RMIT alumnus, Bachelor of Design (Games)

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business. - Artwork created by Louisa Bloomer

aboriginal flag
torres strait flag

Acknowledgement of country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.