International women's day presentation 2013

International Women's Day is celebrated annually across the world on 8 March. The day provides an opportunity for communities to recognise the achievements of women, their contribution to our communities and progress for women - both in Australia and around the world.

Professor Joellen Riley

You are warmly invited to help celebrate International Women’s Day 2013 on Friday 8 March by joining us at an event for staff.

Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence will give the welcome address and the Chancellor, Ms Belinda Hutchinson, will introduce the event.

Professor Joellen Riley, Dean of Sydney Law School will deliver the keynote address by responding to the theme of “The gender agenda: gaining momentum”.

The University is committed to supporting equal opportunity in the workplace and was recognised for nine consecutive years an ‘employer of choice’ by the federal government’s Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency.

Event details

When: 10.30am – 11.30am, Friday 8 March
Where: New Law Foyer, Camperdown Campus
RSVP: essential by 1 March, email the

Supporting International Women's Day 2013

If you can’t make it to this presentation but would like to be express your support for International Women’s Day, why not make a donation, buy a purple ribbon, or add a twibbon to your Twitter or Facebook profile?

International women's day presentation 2012

38:35 minutes Download video (mp4, 358 Mb)

This is a video of Professor Stephen Garton and Professor Marion Baird speaking at the 2012 International Womens Day.

The Staff and Student Equal Opportunity Unit hosted an event for staff in MacLaurin Hall on 8 March to acknowledge and celebrate 2012 International Women's Day.

The keynote speaker was Professor Marian Baird, Employment Relations, Business School and Director of the Women and Work Research Group. Professor Stephen Garton - Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, gave the welcome address. Dorothy Hoddinott, Principal of Holroyd High School and a Fellow of Senate was the Master of Ceremonies. Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir, Chancellor, was in attendance.

Read Professor Baird's speech titled ‘Blue stockings, babies and bank balances'.