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International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is March 8. Learn what we're doing to #InspireInclusion by celebrating women’s achievements at UVic.
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A panel of 13 women experts on international women's day, shown against a purple background.

Experts on International Women's Day

These UVic experts are available to the media to discuss International Women’s Day and research on gender and women’s issues. 

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Inspiring women in STEM

The INSPIRE: STEM for Social Impact program helps women from underrepresented groups learn and apply STEM skills to solve community problems with mentoring and hands-on experience.

International Women's Day expert Gina Starblanket smiles at the camera with two women sitting and talking in the background.

Making space for Indigenous feminism

School of Indigenous Governance Associate Professor Gina Starblanket explores what it means to make space for Indigenous feminism.

Head shot of Jamey Jesperson.

Re-storying colonial history through a trans anti-colonial lens

Faculty of Humanities grad student and Vanier recipient Jamey Jesperson is a trans woman conducting research on trans+ and Two-Spirit histories from a decolonial lens.  

A panel of five women and audience at the Women Leading Change in Politics event.

Women Leading Change

This year, UVic hosted 2 events that inspired meaningful action toward greater inclusivity in politics: an interactive, in-person Campaign School and a Women Leading Change in Politics panel.