Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 13th, 2024

On International Women’s Day many young people joined us at Citypress to celebrate the day and come together to have some fun!

We indulged in snacks, sipped on soft drinks, and celebrated the influential women in our lives through art.

The young people were encouraged to create quotes about what being a woman means to them or what is important to them on International Women’s Day.

Many of the young people shared their stories of the women they treasure in their life through their drawings.

One young person said: “My auntie is the most inspirational woman to me because she helped me a lot when I moved to the UK and support me even though she doesn’t live here.”

Another young person said: “My mum is thee most inspirational woman to me because she’s made a lot of sacrifices for me.”

One young person said: “My mum and my sisters are the most inspirational women to me, they raised me, knowing myself, I know they did a great job that’s why I admire them.”

We then kicked off with our International Women’s Day with the young people in teams, working together to learn about incredible women across the world.

The quiz was led by a young person who did a great job at hosting and got everyone involved laughing and playing along.

We’d like to give a massive shoutout to Citypress for hosting us in their fantastic space, the young people said it was amazing!

Take a look at this video we created of the event to find out more about what the young people got up to.

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