International Women’s Day: A CBU Photo Essay

Friday, March 8, is International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for moving towards gender equality.

This year, the theme of International Women’s Day is Balance for Better, focusing on building a gender-balanced world where everyone has a part to play.

We asked the CBU community to participate by striking the #BalanceforBetter pose and sharing their thoughts about International Women’s Day.


Helen:

“On this day it is important to remember all women who have advocated for change before us and think of what our own role is in ensuring a more equal and just society for our next generations.”



CBU Caper:

“A balanced world is a better world!”




Scott:

“It is time that we all recognize the part we must play in gender equality and join with the voices and actions of those who are trying to re-shape society in the interests of us all.”


Jill:

“This International Women’s Day I’m thankful for all of the strong and inspiring women in my life. I’m proud to follow in their footsteps and strive toward a more balanced world.”


Natasha:

“Gender equality has the power to create positive change for all individuals. All human beings having access to equal opportunities and resources promotes a prosperous, healthy and fair society. Keep pushing toward progression. Happy International Women’s Day!”




Katelyn:

“International Women’s Day should not just be one day out of the year, it should be a celebration every day.”


Deanna:

“I’m stronger because I had to be. I’m smarter because of my mistakes, happier because of the sadness I’ve known and wiser as I learn. I am a woman and there is no stopping me!”