International Women's Day

In honor of International Women's Day

Each year, the Office of International Programs cordially invites members of the UNC Charlotte campus community to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) on a date in late March.

The 2018 UNC Charlotte International Women's Day Celebration will take place on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 3:30pm - 5:00pm in the Student Union Multipurpose Room

The IWD celebration will recognize individuals involved in international and/or women's issues nominated by their peers. All nominees will be recognized. 

You are also invited to nominate someone who has made an impact on the lives of women locally or globally to be recognized and celebrated on this special day.


2019 International Women's Day Program

    • Fill out the brief nomination form below to recognize UNC Charlotte women whose achievements deserve recognition by the deadline on Wednesday, March 14.
    • International Women’s Day, recognized by the United Nations on March 8, is celebrated in various countries around the world. International Women's Day, as acknowledged by the United Nations, is a time to reflect on progress made and a call for change. It is a celebration of acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. 
    • Recognize the 2019 honorees and hear from the Keynote Speaker Ama Mundi, Mathematics Educator and Activist, at the Annual IWD Celebration in Student Union 340 at 3:30pm on Thursday, March 28
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Nomination Criteria

  • an international or U.S. American female-identified student in the UNC Charlotte campus community with international interests and whose achievements deserve recognition, OR

  • a UNC Charlotte female-identified faculty or staff member whose work supports international and/or women's initiatives, AND

  • someone who has not been recognized previously (view listing of previously nominated women)

The purpose of this celebration and these nominations is to acknowledge that our campus community is filled with local women who embody the richness of internationalism and we would like to recognize these individuals for their contributions to UNC Charlotte and the world.


No accomplishment is too small, no experience insignificant.

Please take the time to nominate those whose every day actions deserve distinction.  All nominees will be recognized at the ceremony. 

The 2019 International Women's Day Nomination Form will be open soon. Please join us on Thursday, March 28 to celebrate and recognize women and their accomplishments.

Learn more about International Women's Day.