Women’s History Month runs throughout March and includes International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8 March. The month honours the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women throughout history.

March is Women's History Month and provides an opportunity to remember, recognise and celebrate the meaningful contributions that women have made to society throughout history.

Throughout the month our Gender Equality and Aurora staff networks host a programme of activities for employees and students, including development sessions and celebratory events.   

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How female researchers at Derby are breaking down barriers

Our female researchers work across the University of Derby in all disciplines from sciences to sport, arts to education. They are delivering research that makes a real difference to everyday lives and they are driving policy changes that can alter society for the better.

Find out more about our female researchersFind out more about our female researchers


Tell us about a woman who inspires you at #WHMDerby

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Gender Equality

The Gender Equality Network (GEN) is a sub-group of the University Equality and Diversity Committee. Current members of the GEN team represent academic staff, professional services and administrative staff across the University.

Find out more about how we support Gender Equality Find out more about how we support Gender Equality