All are welcome to attend this year’s International Women’s Day at VIU.

On Friday, March 8 from 11:30am-2:30pm our campus and Nanaimo community members are invited to join us in the Royal Arbutus Room, upstairs in bldg. 300, the upper cafeteria.

Drop by for all or part of our scheduled activities, which feature:

  • info tables and light refreshments from 11:30-12pm, 12-12:30pm
  • guest speakers, 12:30-2pm
  • facilitated workshop on Healthy Relationships,
  • and then more mingling with VIU Catering goodies and beverages.

Our speakers include faculty and students, musicians, and poets, all on the topic of “Inspiring Inclusivity”, the theme of this year’s IWD.

Our facilitator for the Healthy Relationships workshop is Tanile Gaib, who will lead a friendly and interactive session.

This event is a collaboration between the VIU Faculty Association’s Women’s and Gender Equity Committee, VIU Thrive, the Positive Space Alliance, and our Sexual Violence Training, Education and Prevention committee (STEP).

IWD VIUFA+ 2024 poster [pdf]