Leadership, Women and Change – in work and in society

5 March 2021, 10:30 - 13:00

Leadership, Women and Change – in work and in society 

This year, the theme for International Women’s Day (8 March), “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world,” celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights the gaps that remain. 

We are delighted to be hosting a panel discussion with women leaders from the trade union movement and civic society discussing how women can and are bringing about change at work and in society.

 10.30 – 10.35 Welcome to the event: Margaret Coughlan, Co-Chair of the ICTU Women’s Committee

 10.35 – 11.35 Panel one – leadership, women and change in society

Chair: Patricia McKeown

Clare Bailey, Chair of Assembly Women’s Caucus

Fiona O’Loughlin, Chair of Oireachtas Women’s Caucus

Chidi King –Director of Equality International Trade Union Confederation

Julianne Bir – Head of Trade Union Policy European Trade Union Confederation

11.35 – 11.45 BREAK

 Welcome back from Break – Geraldine

11.45 – 12.50 Panel Two – leadership, women and change in work and unions

Introduced by Geraldine Alexander, Co-Chair ICTU Women’s Committee 

Chair: Sabrina Ryan

Patricia King ICTU GS

Alison Millar ICTU Vice President and NIPSA General Secretary

Ethel Buckley SIPTU Deputy General Secretary

And Phil Ni Sheaghdha, General Secretary INMO

Sum up and farewell Margaret and Geraldine

Email natalie.fox@ictu.ie to book your place