Today is International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the social, cultural and political achievements of women.
It’s also a time to encourage people and organisations to take steps towards a more gender equal world, something that’s over 200 years away according to the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report.
You can get involved by making one of these #PressforProgress pledges on the International Women’s day website and sharing it with others:
Join our women’s network – everyone’s welcome
One way to #PressforProgress at work is to join our women’s network, Aspire.
It’s an informal support system for colleagues and it holds regular events, networking and skills-based sessions, and also produces a quarterly newsletter.
All colleagues are welcome to join- it’s fully inclusive, and men are welcome too. To join email – firstname.lastname@example.org
You can follow all the news from Aspire on Twitter – @aspire_co_op