International Women’s Day – an annual world-wide event to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women – takes place on 8 March.
This year the campaign theme is #BeBoldForChange – to help forge a better working world.
The work of Futures for Women – giving interest-free loans to women to help with the costs of further education and training – could not be more relevant to this year’s campaign. After graduating from a wide range of post-graduate degrees and other types of training our grantees go on to forge successful careers in sectors such as medicine, architecture, journalism, environmental protection and law. But we are oversubscribed with applications and can only assist 10% of the women that approach us for a loan.
Please consider supporting this year’s campaign by making a pledge to #BeBoldForChange
And please consider supporting the work of Futures for Women.