The 8th March 2018 is International Women’s Day and celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity, which, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report, is still over 200 years away.
The now fired Google engineer, James Damore, created a furore when he wrote a 10-page memo arguing that the company’s efforts to improve diversity were misguided because men may be more suited to working in tech than women.
The 18th March 2017 is International Women’s Day, a day to call for a more inclusive and equal world and a better working world for women. This year’s theme is #BeBoldForChange, including challenging bias and recognizing the achievements of women.