International Women’s Day 2020 Events in the UK [events]

by Dominique
1st March 2020

International Women’s Day 2020 is a special day for all girls and women around the globe, in which we come together to celebrate our achievements as women. The theme for International Women’s’ Day 2020 is #EachforEqual because an equal world is an enabled world. We’re supporting the mission to help forge a gender equal world. Please share this blog of women’s month 2020 events so that we can celebrate women’s achievements and increase women’s visibility while calling out inequality.

Her Path to Purpose Presents – The Purpose and Passion School Tour

All throughout March, Her Path to Purpose will be touring around Birmingham schools to inspire young girls. For more information see their  Instagram.

Project Embrace – Afrovisibility and feminism – Monday 2 March 2020, Facebook London

As part of International Women’s Day Project Embrace teamed up with Facebook to discuss whether feminism is mutually exclusive for black women. Tickets here.

Roaring West Midlands – Wednesday 4 March, Birmingham

West Midlands Women’s Voice invite you to join us for a day of inspirational discussions, artistic performance and thought-provoking panel debates. Register here.

Coding Black Females  – Wednesday 4 March – Thursday 26 March (multiple events)

  • Mini Codeathon/Showcase –  Wednesday 4 March, London. Bring your project ideas, and find some developers to work on it with you! For more info, click here.
  • International Women’s Day Celebration: Black Female Founders Inspire – Wednesday 11 March, London. We will have some Black Females Founders/Entrepreneurs come along to do some talks and have a panel discussion. Come if you’re a founder, or want to hear from founders or would like to have a fun and inspiring evening. Everyone is welcome! Click here to learn more.
  • Python/Go Coding Session – Monday 18 March, London. Splunk will be hosting us for a career panel discussion followed by a Python and Go Coding session. They will provide developers to support you on your coding journey and give you an insight into what it’s like to work at Splunk. Register here.
  • American Express Panel And Networking Event – Thursday 26 March, London. Join us at their London Technology centre to find out more about they do, and what it’s like to work at Amex. Click here to register!

I Am Woman – UK Tour – Thursday 5 March, Birmingham

The I Am Woman UK Tour 2020 is aimed at beautiful women that have overcome obstacles and embracing their scars to inspire both, women and men worldwide. Bringing awareness to so many causes out there that support women and their rights globally. Book your tickets, here.

Dear Girls Presents – Finding Yourself – Thursday 5 March, Birmingham

An interactive workshop to help you find your purpose. Buy Tickets here.

International Women’s Day Celebration “THE QUEENS DEN” #EachForEqual – Thursday 5 March, Birmingham

NatWest are delighted to be working with the multi-award winning Motivational Queen Zoe Bennett and female entrepreneur of the year Justice Williams MBE to bring you a unique way to celebrate this years International Women’s Day – Welcome to “The Queens Den”. Register here.

The Black Muslim Girl – The Woman In Me – Saturday 7 March, Birmingham

We’re going to be focusing on all things womanhood, including finding love, embracing a career, marriage and motherhood and everything else in-between. More information here.

International Women’s Day In Conversation With Your Purpose- Saturday 7 March, Birmingham

In conversation with your purpose supporting Birmingham on a journey of self-discovery, through inspirational talks, song and spoken word. Buy your tickets here. 

Emma Dabiri – Don’t Touch My Hair – Saturday 7 March, London

Emma Dabiri’s groundbreaking book, Don’t Touch My Hair, discusses subjects as wide-ranging as women’s solidarity and friendship, forgotten African scholars and explores why far from being only hair, black hairstyling culture can be understood as an allegory for black oppression and, ultimately, liberation. Find out more here.

Hair Vitamin Deficiencies & Scalp Conditions Workshop – Sunday 8 March, Birmingham

Ivy Wild are holding this free event to teach you about vitamin deficiencies and scalp conditions. Hair education is so important, and we want to help you!. Register here.

The Kinky Collective – Learn to Braid – Sunday 8 March, London

Come and join The Kinky Collective in this 4 hour braiding masterclass where they are going to teach you the basics of braiding twists, braids and cornrows/canerows. Click here for tickets.

Network & Inspire: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020 – Sunday 8 March, Birmingham

An opportunity for women in business to network, connect and be inspired in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Find out more and buy tickets here.

Black Beauty Brunch – Sunday 8 March, Blossoms in Wolverhampton

This women’s only brunch will again be filled with good music, good food and good vibes. Let’s celebrate us and all our beauty. Learn more here.

International Women’s Day Entrepreneur Panel – Monday 9 March, Birmingham

Hear from three of incredible female entrepreneurs. We will hear about their successes and challenges as entrepreneurs, their stories will highlight their individual journeys. Register for tickets here.

Santander Start Ups and Downs | Elevate, Empower, Support – Thursday 12 March, Birmingham

The Female Founder’s Club and Talk About are launching a series of round table discussions and we are inviting women from across the region to join us for an evening designed to elevate, encourage and support female entrepreneurs. Buy tickets here.

The Salon: Black women, hair and heritage – Friday 13 March, Brighton

This amazing zine contains personal stories from MP Dawn Butler, author Otegha Uwagba and drag queen, Son of a Tutu including photography, poetry, essays and illustrations. Join us for a Q&A with the creator, Korantema Anyimadu. Click here for more!

Afro & Multi Textured Hair Masterclass – For Hair Stylists, Freelancers & Creatives –  Monday 16 March, London

On this 1 day course working with textured, curly and kinky hair, we are putting all of our experience into giving you the confidence and skills you need to work with this hair type and increase your earnings. Click here for more.

Leicester University – Tuesday 17 March, Leicester LE 1 1QD

In celebration of International Women’s Week, we are hosting our first sisterhood event called MELAHOOD. The meaning behind the name is to embrace women of colour, unity, confidence and self-love. Find out more here.

‘Self Made’ screening with the Niyo Network – Friday 20 March, Birmingham

Come and join the Niyo Network Community watching a screening of the adapted story of Madam C. J. Walker – Self Made, Inspired by the Life of Madam. Register here.

Learn To Braid Like A Pro – Michaela Stylez – Saturday 21 March, Birmingham

A day just for beginners where you will learn the basic steps how to braid and canerow like a pro, watch a live demonstration on how to do braids with extensions, and you will have hands on practice with provided mannequin heads with real hair. Buy tickets here.

Jamii Marketplace – Saturday 21 March, London

A free-to-enter marketplace themed around what a black-owned high street would look & feel like. Hosted at the Pop Box in Pop Brixton, there will be 20 brands representing all the different aspects you’d expect to find: haircare, skincare, clothing, food and more! Click here to register.

Black British Bloggers Networking Dinner – Tuesday 24 March, London

Meet new people and catch up with old friends at our networking dinner for the Black British blogging community! Youtubers, Podcasters and Instagrammers are also welcome. Click here for more.

Stripped: A Girl’s Night In – Friday 28 March, Break Barriers

Stripped is a sacred space for women who are ready to embark on their journey of self discovery to gain a deeper connection with themselves. Click here to buy tickets.

Jahmella Encourages Presents Wealth Creation Seminar –  Friday 28 March, London

Come along for an encouraging and educational afternoon! Meet award-winning professionals who will provide you with practical guidance for managing your income effectively, maximising your current employ income and gaining additional streams of income. Buy tickets here.

Comment below if you have an event or are attending an event and we’ll do our best to update this blog post. Please share with awesome women so that we are #EachforEqual

Keep up to date with all of the UK hair events here. Please note that some of the events may be postponed due to the outbreak of corona virus.

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