Nominations are open for UNC Charlotte’s 2021 International Women’s Day Celebration

International Women's Day
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The Office of International Programs, the Office of Identity, Equity and Engagement and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program invite faculty, staff and students to nominate UNC Charlotte female professors, administrators, students and alumni whose achievements deserve recognition at the 2021 International Women’s Day celebration, this year a virtual event, at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, March 11. Nominations are open through March 1.

“The UNC Charlotte community is filled with women who embody the richness of internationalism and promote gender equity,” said Joseph Hoff, director, Office of Global Education and Engagement. “We encourage everyone on campus to acknowledge the accomplishments of their qualified peers by nominating them to be recognized for their contributions to the University and the world.” 

 Nominations should outline the ways a nominee’s studies, work or actions contribute to international study and collaboration, gender balance, and the impact to gender balance in an international context. Complete nomination criteria are available here. Honorees will be selected by the International Women’s Day Committee after consideration of submitted nomination forms. 

 Register to attend the March 11 virtual International Women’s Day celebration. The keynote speaker is Fatma Mili, dean of the College of Computing and Informatics. More information will be available soon.