5 Tips To Celebrate International Women's Day 2022
Women have made a difference in every walk of life - military, science, academia, technology and so on. And 8th March is one of the days on which the world celebrates International Women’s Day in different ways. Here’s an interesting tidbit of information for you: the very first Women’s Day was celebrated in 1909 when Theresa Malkiel established a National Women’s Day.
The corporate world celebrates Women’s Day too. Here are some things you can do to mark the day.
Support women-led businesses
Perhaps the next time you are looking for a vendor, distributor or a partner for your business, you could think of actively seeking out women-led businesses (or even businesses that support women!). Women are making amazing progress and bringing about innovative changes in every area in the corporate world. This applies to women as entrepreneurs too. So, you could look for and include them in your ecosystem.
Choose thoughtful and useful gifts
Celebrating Women’ Day with corporate gifts is another great idea! You could look for a holistic gifting platform for employees that gives you the opportunity to give the women in your team personalised corporate gifts. Even if they are in a remote team, you could send across egifts rather easily.
Social media presence
Your social media content matters! Corporates make a difference by crafting out relevant and powerful content and sharing the same in an effective manner. There are many social media awareness campaigns in today’s world where a particular issue or cause is highlighted. Use those hashtags to show your support for women!
Lectures, panels, workshops and even a fun-filled party - all of them can serve as platforms for people to celebrate the day. You can have a theme for the day and choose corporate gifts based on the theme. Inviting women speakers to share their experiences is a great idea as well.
Review your policies and strategies
Walk the talk and make Women’s Day a powerful tool for change. Lots of companies talk about diversity and inclusivity and 8th March could be a day for reviewing your commitment to diversity. Here's another piece of information for you: A McKinsey report shows that the relationship between financial performance and diversity has gotten stronger.
Happy Women’s Day to all the wonderful women in the world!