Tag: International Women’s Day


IELA launches Power Up campaign to support women’s leadership World

The International Exhibition Logistics Association (IELA) launched its Power Up campaign on International Women’s Day, 8 March, designed to celebrate and support Women’s Leadership in the Exhibition and Event Logistics Industry. The programme is based on three pillars for action: Inspire, Ignite and Mentor, and the IELA Mentorship Programme will be a key element. IELA Chairman Vicki Bedi has noted that a major constituent of the 2019 IELA Sustainability...

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Qatar foundation announces 50% female panel pledge Middle East

Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, vice chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation (QF), has made a pledge that women will make up at least half the panel speakers at all its conferences and events, locally and internationally. QF is a non-profit organization made up of more than 50 entities working in education, research, and community development. The pledge means participants in discussions...

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Australia leads the way for International Women’s Day Australasia

A number of venues and organisations have hosted high-profile events and conferences across Australia for International Women’s Day on 8 March. The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia hosted an IWD breakfast in Sydney, where CEO Joyce DiMascio spoke to a diverse panel of experts about women in the business events industry. On the panel were Supriya Shakya, Head of Digital for Reed Exhibitions Australia,...

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