International Women’s Day, observed since 1909, is a global celebration of respect, appreciation and recognition of women’s economic, political, and social achievements, while continuing to call for greater equality.

Sheffield Hallam plays an active part in recognising and promoting this day. In 2015 a number of activities and initiatives took place, one of which was identifying and celebrating our inspirational female staff and students.  Senior leaders, peers and colleagues were invited to nominate women who had inspired them or others. Over 30 individuals were recognised and 23 profiles were published on our dedicated Celebrating IWD webpage.

If you know someone who has triumphed despite life’s obstacles, achieved challenging goals (either within or outside the workplace), is recognised by others as a role model, has inspired/motivated others, is an ordinary woman doing extraordinary things.

◾For staff nominations please complete the staff profile template and send to Katie Leeman –

◾For student nominations please completed the student profile template and send to Kayleigh Gray –

The closing date for entries is: Midday, Monday 25 January