Monday, 7 March 2022

International Women's Week 2022

 International Women's Day 2022 Banner

The Office of the Vice President for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion is delighted to invite you to attend a series of events from 7-12 March to celebrate International Women’s Day 2022.

Please see below for registration/joining details.

Monday March 7th, 4pm - 5:30pm

Online, via Zoom


Workshop by by Dr Ebun Joseph for NUI Galway staff, organised by College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies and hosted by the Moore Institute. Find out more here

'Understanding race, antiracism and identities in the workplace' 

*This is an internal event and requires a University email address to participate.

‌‌Dr Ebun Joseph

Tuesday March 7th, 4pm - 5:30pm

Online, via Zoom


Discipline of Gender and Women's Studies International Women's Day Webinar

'Gender based violence and migration: Centring hidden intersections'

Speakers include: Dr Nata Duvvury, Director, Centre for Global Women's Studies, NUI Galway, Professor Jane Freedman, Université of Paris 8, Dr Nina Sahraoui, Paris Centre for Sociological and Political Research, and Dr Nasrin Handoker, NUI Galway. Moderated by: Dr Stacey Scriver, Centre for Global Women's Studies, NUI Galway.

Join via Zoom at THIS LINK

CGWS IWW webinar 2022 image

Tuesday March 8th, 2pm - 4pm

Lower Aula, Quadrangle online, via Zoom


Celebrating 10 Years of the University Women’s Network

The University Women's Network present Dr Máire Geoghegan Quinn, Chairperson of NUI Galway's Údarás na hOllscoile and former EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science.

'Embedding Gender Equality at NUI Galway: challenges and opportunities'

Join to to celebrate 10 Years of the University Women’s Network, in person or online.

 ‌UWN -  IWW 2022 event

Tuesday March 8th, 5pm

Engineering Building


The College of Science and Engineering and the WiSTEM Society invite you to meet the inaugural winners of the NUI Galway J&J WiSTEM2D programme scholarships: Ailíse, Aisling, Aine, Brenda, Karen, Luka Anna, Rida, Sabrina, Shan and Thalyra.

Come along to watch 'Picture a Scientist' and see how this programme and like-minded women are paving the way in the movement to eradicate gender imbalance in STEM related fields and are advocating for women in STEM to smash that glass ceiling.

No registration required.

 ‌WiSTEM J&J scholarships - Quad photo

Wednesday March 9th, 12pm-1pm

CA110, Whitaker Institute Seminar Room


Discipline of Economics Seminar

'Are economics conferences gender neutral? Evidence from Ireland'

Dr Margaret Samahita, School of Economics, University College Dublin. Find out more about Dr Samahita's research here

No registration required.

 ‌Dr Margaret Samahita - IWW 2022 event

Thursday March 10th, 1pm - 2pm

Online, via Zoom


'Supporting Women in Research: NUI Galway Grants and How to Use Them' 

To mark International Women’s Day in the College of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences, Vice-Dean for EDI, Dr Kasia Whysall, will be hosting a panel discussion to hear from women who have availed of the Office of the Vice-President for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion’s two grant schemes – the Athena Swan Mid-Career Research Capacity Building Grant and the Research Grant for Returning Academic Carers.

 ‌CMNHS IWW 2022 event

Friday March 11th, 12pm - 1pm



International Staff Network (ISN) invites you to the Town Hall meeting on:

‘Progressing the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda in Irish Higher Education Institutions’ 

Speakers: Dr Marta Kempny & Dr Lucy Michael, authors of the Race Equality in the Higher Education Sector in Ireland, and Ms Helen Maher, Vice-President for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, NUI Galway. 

 ‌ISN IWW 2022 event - speakers

Saturday March 12th, 9am - late

ILAS Building (North Campus)

Tickets available via SocsBox

WiSTEM Intervarsity - Hosted by NUI Galway WiSTEM Society and sponsored by the College of Science and Engineering and CÚRAM.

Open to undergraduate, postgraduate, postdoctoral researchers and staff from NUI Galway, UCC, UCD, UL, MTU, GMIT, TUD, DCU (more to confirm).

The WiSTEM Intervarsity is an event which sees WiSTEM societies from all over Ireland come together for a day of talks, guest speakers, career development, and networking.

  • Morning session - 9am to 1pm: Threesis competition and panel discussion by lecturers from the attending higher education institutes. 

  • Afternoon Session - 2pm to 5pm:Mini Careers fair, LinkedIn Photoshoot.

  • Evening session - 5pm to close: Refreshments and networking. 

 WiSTEM Intervarsity



Location: On campus / online    
Time:First event takes place Monday March 7th @ 4pm