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Be Bold for Change: Join Women in Tourism on IWD 2017

Join Women in Tourism at our networking event on Wednesday 8 March 2017, International Women’s Day.

We want to #BeBoldForChange and we’ll be explaining how you can join us in developing Women in Tourism.

There are lots of ways you can participate and show your support for this year’s #BeBoldforChange campaign.

The founding principles of WIT are to inspire, motivate, encourage and support women across the sector; while advocating for greater gender balance across leadership roles within industry.

be bold for change

The #BeBoldForChange campaign offers several areas to take action in, one of which is to pledge to Forge Women’s Advancement.

#BeBoldForChange and …

  • decide to buy from companies that support women
  • choose to work for a progressive employer for women
  • support or back a woman-owned business
  • take a junior female colleague to a major meeting or event
  • build conducive, flexible work environments
  • appoint a woman to the board
  • mentor a woman and sponsor her goals
  • invite women into situations where they’re not already present or contributing
  • measure and report on gender parity gaps and keep gender on the agenda
  • create new opportunities for women

Find more about International Women’s Day 2017 and the #BeBoldForChange campaign.

We look forward to hearing your thoughts and those of our industry panel on Wednesday 8 March 2017.

If you’re not able to join us on Wednesday 8 March, follow @WITScotland and tweets via #womenintourism and #BeBoldForChange or sign up to our newsletter to receive regular updates.