IWD 2021 ain't I a woman symposium

When: March 14 2021

Where: Sydney, Australia


'We are the Mainstream' presents its second event International Women’s Day: ain't I a woman?

A symposium exclusively for First Nations, Women of Colour and Gender Diverse People of Colour to celebrate and elevate our voices and visibility.

Join us as we explore what it is like to be us across various industries and within the context of every day Australian society. Hear from experts and leaders who are challenging the status quo.

Opening Panel: Intentional Intersectionality

Hear industry leaders and experts share their stories about navigating their spheres of influences. What are the frustrations, challenges and successes that were overcome to get where they are now? Where to from here?

Workshops: delegates may choose up to TWO workshops to attend.

- Parenting: Raising Black & Brown little ones

- Publishing and Media: Outside the White gaze

- Body+: Beyond Self-love

- MindsWell: Access to healthcare

- Slacktivism: the rise of social media activism

- Creativism: Art that Agitates

- Trans Solidarity

Follow @wearethemainstream and facebook.com/wearethemainstream as speaker profiles and our thought- and action-provoking program are released leading up to the big day.

This event is only open to anyone who identifies as a female or marginalised gender and ALSO identifies as First Nations, Gender Diverse, Trans-woman or a Woman of Colour.

*Women of colour AusLan interpreters will be available on the day*

we are the mainstream acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this nation.

We acknowledge the Darug people as Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we will meet.

We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders both past, present and emerging. we are the mainstream is committed to honouring First Nation peoples' unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society.

We stand in solidarity with them and will continue to seek their justice through sovereignty.

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