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International Women’s Day 2017 #BeBoldForChange #WHM17 #WomensHistoryMonth #WomenInSTEM

This year for International Women’s Day, we’re Being Bold for Change by celebrating women’s achievements and advancements in the STEM fields. You can too by clicking here!

Please also check out our Women’s History Month posts, which will be running all month long here!

International Women’s Day as a vehicle for change, is it possible?
Last year, organizations and individuals around the world supported the #PledgeForParity campaign and committed to help women and girls achieve their ambitions; challenge conscious and unconscious bias; call for gender-balanced leadership; value women and men’s contributions equally; and create inclusive flexible cultures. From awareness raising to concrete action, organizations rallied their people to pledge support to help forge gender parity on International Women’s Day (IWD) and beyond.

But the World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won’t close entirely until 2186. This is too long to wait. Around the world, IWD can be an important catalyst and vehicle for driving greater change for women and moving closer to gender parity.

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