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Forbes School of Business & Technology® Center for Women's Leadership to Host International Women's Day Events

Forbes School of Business & Technology® Center for Women's Leadership to Host International Women's Day Events

March 5‒12 events focus on resilience and feature a distinguished lineup of global women leaders.

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SAN DIEGO, March 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forbes School of Business and Technology® Center for Women's Leadership will celebrate International Women's Day with a Week of Resilience, March 5‒12, 2021. All events will be hosted virtually and include a distinguished lineup of global women leaders. International Women's Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The Center for Women's Leadership 2021 celebration includes a week of events focusing on resilience and overcoming difficult situations.

Events include a Global Women Leaders Live Panel on Tuesday, March 9, 8 a.m. PST, with keynote panelist H. E. Madame President Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, a biodiversity scientist and former President of the Republic of Mauritius, who will be joined by Danela Arsovska, President of the Macedonian Chambers of Commerce; Dr. Hazel Herrington, Global Brand Ambassador for Zim Thrive, Jeuneese, and Zimbabwe; Lumbie Mlambo, UN Global Leader; and Senela Jayasuriya, Founder and CEO of Women Empowered Global and Diverse Consultants.

Dr. Jennie Walker, Center for Women's Leadership board member said, "The series of events this week are positive and powerful. We are celebrating women's resilience in a dynamic way by learning from diverse female leaders that include high profile leaders from various nations and representatives from field operations at the United Nations Office for Project Services. We have also made these events personal through networking sessions, an artistic expressions contest, and a workshop on living one's life with purpose and resilience. The message this week is that each individual's story of resilience matters."

Review the full schedule of events and register. Be one of the first 300 registrants to receive access to an on-demand screening of This Changes Everything (2019), available for viewing now, March 5-7.  

About University of Arizona Global Campus

The University of Arizona Global Campus ("UAGC" or " Global Campus") is an independent university that is operated in affiliation with the University of Arizona. UAGC provides flexible opportunities for working students from diverse backgrounds who seek to gain knowledge and skills that will help them to achieve their life and career goals. UAGC builds on Ashford University's promise of high-quality online learning, access and inclusivity and the University of Arizona's mission as a land-grant institution focused on student success. UAGC is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and is one of the nation's most innovative online universities with approximately 35,000 students. UAGC offers more than 50 degrees at the associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels. For more information, visit,, or

About the Center for Women's Leadership (CWL)

The CWL envisions a world in which all women are empowered as leaders. The Center's mission supports this by providing a community for networking and professional development and making recommendations to organizational practices through existing and novel research. The Center encompasses four distinct areas: events, education, mentorship, and research, each aimed at the empowerment of women leaders. For more information please see: and

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