Women’s History Month runs throughout March and includes International Women’s Day on Friday 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 Women and Allies Network and Aurora staff network host a programme of activities for employees and students, including development sessions and celebratory events.   

Read our blog on inspirational women


Tell us about a woman who inspires you at #WHMDerby

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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
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Women and Allies Network

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

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