Friday, March 4, 2011

International Womens Day 2011

2011 is the global centenary year for International Women’s Day – 100 years since the first International Women's Day

The first International Women’s Day events were run in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland in 1911 and attended by over one million people. 100 years on, International Women’s Day (IWD) has become a global mainstream phenomena celebrated across many countries and is an official holiday in approximately 25 countries including Afghanistan, Russia, Ukraine, Vietnam and Zambia

For a detailed list of International Women’s Day events globally see

International Women's Day Conference - Women & Leadership
Thursday 10th March 2011
Venue: Irish Chamber Orchestra Building
Main Hall

Recapturing our Traditional Skills of Arts and Crafts with Mairead Sharry - Knitting, Crochet and Spinning Demonstrations Soloist Room ICO Building
Workshop 1 -  10.45am
Workshop 2-  1.45pm

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