Today is International Women’s Day which aims to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women across the globe.
Each year has a different theme, and this year the theme is ‘#BeBoldForChange’ which asks women and men to take a courageous responsibility on forging a more gender inclusive working world.
Organisations, businesses and individuals around the world use this day to commit to helping women and girls achieve their ambitions, challenge bias, create flexible working cultures, call for gender-balanced leadership, and value women and men’s contributions equally.
Campaigners aim to raise awareness through events, social media campaigns, video campaigns, demonstrations and many other activities that all receive phenomenal support.
The hashtag #InternationalWomensDay has been trending on Twitter for the whole awareness day.
Here is just one of our favourite videos that highlights the aim of the campaign:
Profound are proud to celebrate days like International Women’s Day. Gender equality is a key focus for us all year round, and we strive to create an inclusive culture and diversity in leadership.
Some of the women at Profound have been sharing their words of empowerment and courageousness to celebrate how their achievements in their career:
“We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” – Malala Yousafzai
“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.”– Sheila Murray Bethel
You can support International Women’s Day by visiting: https://www.internationalwomensday.com/