International Women’s Day Events we are looking forward to in 2022

March 01, 2022 3 min read

Kate Dillon and Chanie Hyde - She Lion

In 2022 the theme of International Women's Day is 'Break The Bias'.

Whether deliberate or unconscious, the bias against women makes it difficult for us to move ahead in work, sport, and life. Knowing that bias exists isn’t enough, action is needed to level the field.

International Women’s Day isn’t JUST a day to celebrate women (though it is certainly that too). It is a day to have important conversations about how to progress toward complete equality. To question how we as people in the world and in business can break down stereotypes and discrimination.

We are truly blessed to be attending some fantastic events next week and have curated a small list of in-person and online events you might like to attend also. Let’s have these conversations so we may move closer to a world that is truly diverse, equitable, and inclusive of all people.



ONLINE - Friday 4th March
UN Women Australia’s 2022 Virtual IWD Event

UN Women's 2022 IWD Event

For over 30 years, UN Women Australia has hosted Australia’s pre-eminent International Women’s Day (IWD) fundraising events, drawing together people from diverse backgrounds to celebrate global achievements, agitate for change and raise life-changing funds to support the world’s women and girls.

Join them virtually to celebrate the women leading change every day and highlight the actions we can all take to create a brighter, more equal future. Buy tickets here.

FREE EVENT - ONLINE - Tuesday 8th March
Change Our Game

Change our game - IWD 2022 Event

In December 2015, the Victorian Government released a report from the independent Inquiry into Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation. The report found that women are under-represented in leadership roles in a sports sector that is still predominantly male-centric and dominated.

The report also highlights a growing movement of women and girls keen to showcase their talent and desire to contribute to the sport and active recreation sector, but the opportunities to participate and lead are either elusive or not readily evident. Join this incredibly important discussion online and for free here.

CREATIVE WOMEN’S CIRCLE LUNCHES in Sydney and Melbourne

Creative Women's Circle IWD events

Collaboration and community are at the heart of what Creative Women’s Circle (CWC) is about. Their mission is to bring women to the front, and it’s about coming together to champion women's achievements and share that space with other fiercely bold and empowered women, and women-led businesses like She Lion.

She Lion has an exclusive offer just for you; use these VIP links to access $40 off your full-price ticket (because #IWD is about spreading the love!) for the Sydney and Melbourne events.

SYDNEY - Tuesday 8th March
Get tickets here.

MELBOURNE - Thursday 10th March
Get tickets here.

BRISBANE - Tuesday 8th March
Women in Digital - IWD Breakfast

Women in Digital IWD 2022 Brisbane Event

The Women in Digital's International Women's Day Breakfast has such a STELLAR lineup, we wish we were going to this one.

This formidable panel will discuss how these women are forging incredible careers in digital and technology, what drives them to be leaders in their fields, what their personal and professional blend looks like, and what this years' International Women's' Day theme #BreakTheBias means to them. Get tickets here.

FREE EVENT - MELBOURNE - Tuesday 8th March
International Women’s Day Networking Event

The Science Gallery Melbourne’s International Women’s Day Networking Event

The Science Gallery Melbourne’s International Women’s Day Networking Event is a speed-meeting event where you’ll have the unique opportunity to connect with industry-leading women working in STEM in direct conversation.

The event will bring together women from research, major technology companies, engineering firms, media, and academia with young people from across Melbourne for intimate conversations on their careers. Get your free ticket here.

ONLINE - Thursday 10th March
One Roof - Women Shaking Up the Status Quo

One Roof International Women's Day 2022 - Women Shaking Up the Status Quo

This online lunchtime session run by One Roof will be talking about how women are shaking up the status quo and doing business and life differently. The panellists will share their experiences on topics including:

  • How they have challenged the status quo throughout their journey
  • Unconventional ways of running a business successfully
  • Leading teams the woman's way
  • Balancing business, babies and competing priorities
  • Nurturing the modern businesswoman's mindset.

Buy a ticket here.



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