International Women’s Day 2021
The theme of International Women’s Day 2021 is #ChoosetoChallenge
A challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change.
So let’s all choose to challenge.
How will you help forge a gender equal world?
Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.
Celebrating the Women of IADT #IWD2021
Monday 8th March
IADT International Women’s Day Keynote Lecture and fundraiser for the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
Dr Anne O’Brien (Maynooth University) will give the IWD keynote lecture on ‘Women, Inequality and Media Work’. Dr O’Brien is Associate Professor and Head of Department at the Department of Media Studies at Maynooth University. She has published on the representation of women in radio and television, on women workers in creative industries and examined why women leave careers in screen production. She has written about journalists’ coverage of intimate partner homicide and domestic violence in news reportage. Her most recent books explore ‘Women, Inequality and Media Work’ (Routledge, 2019) and with S. Liddy, Mothers and Motherhood: Negotiating the international audio-visual industry (Routledge, 2021).
This lecture is in aid of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre and we will provide participants with a link to make a donation.
This event will be chaired by Barry Dignam, Head of the Department of Film + Media at IADT
This event runs from 12-1pm via Zoom
To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday March 5th
Monday 8th March
Women in Computing
IADT are inviting Second Level Students and their Parents to hear inspirational stories about studying and working in Computing. What might a career in Computing look like and what can it offer you? Join us to explore the possibilities…The future is Computing, be part of that future.
We live in an era of technology and computing. Smart phones, wearables, social media, artificial intelligence, virtual reality. These technologies shape our future and transform the way we live.
But who is creating this technology? Who is shaping our future?
To truly make technology to serve all of us we need to have a diverse mix of people in the computing industry. We need creative, innovative, empathetic people to ensure the voice of everyone is heard and future technologies are designed for everyone.
That’s why Computing needs you…
Join IADT and a panel of experts at all stages of their computing career to find out more. They will discuss the following:
- What skills you need and what skills you’ll learn
- Having confidence in your ability
- The various career choices in computing
- Why computing needs a diverse range of people to be part of the industry
This event runs from 5pm-6pm on Monday 8th March – Register now
Monday 15th March
Talk on ‘Menopause in the Workplace’
Loretta Dignam, Founder and CEO of The Menopause Hub, will give a talk on ‘Menopause in the Workplace’.
With focus on health and wellness at work, for all the obvious reasons, such as work satisfaction, retention, increased productivity and reduced absenteeism, it is important for both employees and employers to ensure optimum health at work. Menopause and its management is part of a woman’s health. The goal of the Menopause Hub is to educate women and men (as men have wives, Partners, sisters, mothers, friends etc., going through menopause) about the wide range of symptoms being experienced by women and how to manage that in the workplace.
This event runs from 10-11am via Zoom
To register, please email email@example.com by Friday March 12th