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Waterford’s 4th Global Women’s Conference for International Women’s Day

Waterford’s 4th Annual Global Women’s Conference

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2023 with Europe Direct Waterford, Waterford Libraries and Waterford Integration Services. The International Women’s Day 2023 campaign theme is #EmbraceEquity. A focus on gender equity needs to be part of every society’s DNA. Equity means creating a fair and equal world. Challenge gender stereotypes, call out discrimination, draw attention to bias, and seek out inclusion.

8th March / 10:30am / free event 

All Welcome but Booking Essential:

Speakers and Performers

Ali Comerford, Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist

Obianuju Ekedozie, Chair of Waterford Migrant Integration Forum

Dr. Ebun Joseph, Director Institute of Antiracism and Black Studies, Race relations consultant, Lecturer Black Studies and Chairperson, African Scholars Association Ireland (AFSAI)

Ojeaku Nwabuzo, Director (Policy, Advocacy, and Network Development), European Network Against Racism (ENAR)

Dr. Lorna Gold, author and climate activist in conversation with Grainne Kennedy, Waterford Council’s Climate Action Coordinator

Jen Harris, CEO of Slí The Waterford Sustainable Living Initiative

Dr. Méabh Savage, South East Technological University (SETU)

WLR Journalist Dymphna Nugent talks about Local Projects with our panel:

  • Mary McInerney, Schools Education Worker Mincéirí Port Láirge
  • Karen Reilly, Community Development Worker Mincéirí Port Láirge
  • Nicola Tull, Renew Enterprises
  • Usomine Oshiogwemoh, Local Training Initiative (LTI) Global Pathways to Employment Programme Coordinator
  • Debbie O’Rourke, Community Youth Worker with Waterford & South Tipperary Community Youth Service
  • Yinashe, Singer Songwriter

MC Anne Nolan, Waterford Integration Services

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