International Women’s Day 2020: Equal + EMPOWERED

Sunday March 1, 2020 - Tuesday March 31, 2020


Join your UBC Arts & Culture District to activate for gender equity and the global celebration of International Women’s Day.

Plans are still being confirmed for this year, but they will include:

  • Changemaker Showcase: Performances and panels with student and community artists who are inspiring social change
  • UBC Equality March: Led by the UBC Thunderbird Band
  • Craftivisim: A pop-up activist art making workshop and artist sale

Venues include the Museum of Anthropology, UBC Life Building, and more to be announced!

If you have an idea about an activity you’d like to lead with us or are holding an event at UBC please contact us! Email Deb Pickman at

About International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8th provides an important opportunity to celebrate women’s achievements while calling for greater gender equality.

The global theme this year is “#EachforEqualAn EQUAL World Is An EMPOWERED World” and events will be taking place worldwide throughout March 2020.

About UBC’s Arts and Culture District

The Arts and Culture District educates and showcases student creatives and scholars, presents world-renowned performers, and is home to innovative public programs and international exhibitions.