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International Women's Day Celebration

About International Women's Day

International Women's Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women's achievements or rally for women's equality.

Marked annually on March 8th, IWD is one of the most important days of the year to:

  • celebrate women's achievements
  • educate and awareness raise for women's equality
  • call for positive change advancing women
  • lobby for accelerated gender parity
  • fundraise 

Everyone, everywhere can play a part in helping forge gender equality. From a wide range of IWD campaigns, events, rallies, lobbying and performances - to festivals, parties, fun runs and celebrations - all IWD activity is valid. That's what makes IWD inclusive.


Loyola Supports IWD

Loyola University New Orleans, through the Office of Professional and Continuing Studies (PACS) and the Women's Resource Center (WRC), hosted it's 1st collaboration for International Women's Day on March 8, 2023 celebrating and elevating women all over the world. 

Loyola's IWD Celebration includes engaging keynote speakers, the announcement of the newest cohort of Women's Leadership Academy, fellowship, and more. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships are now available for the upcoming 2024 IWD Celebration.

Please see the sponsorships HERE or contact for a customized package.

Past IWD Celebrations

IWD 2023


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