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Happy International Women’s Day!

As we dive into March, embraced by the colours of Women's History Month, it's a moment for our student union to honour and celebrate the profound journey of women in the workforce. As Vice-President Education (Health), I'm deeply moved by the enduring resilience and dedication of women across history, especially in their professional endeavours. 

Women have been pivotal in shaping our society, leaving an indelible mark in every sector, from healthcare to sciences. Their unwavering passion and determination serve as inspirations for us all. 

In our student union, we champion the invaluable contributions of women as leaders, professionals, mentors, and role models. I'm committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all students feel empowered to pursue their academic and career aspirations. 

Women excel in diverse roles and industries, advocating for equitable policies and leading innovative initiatives. As we celebrate Women's History Month, let's amplify their voices and support their ongoing efforts towards workplace equality. 

As future leaders, it's our duty to challenge stereotypes and promote gender parity. Through mentorship, education, and advocacy, we can empower students to become champions of equality in their future careers. 

Let's use this month as a reminder to celebrate the achievements of women in the workplace and recommit ourselves to the ongoing struggle for gender equality. Together, let us honour the legacy of those who have paved the way for us and strive towards a future where every individual has the opportunity to thrive and succeed. 

Janvi Jagasia VP Education (Health) 

WHM24 – Celebration Survey Submission 

This Women’s History Month, we asked you to submit your nominations for women at King’s who deserved to be celebrated. Highlighted below, you can read about Oluebube Nwajjaku, and the work she has done as part of King’s Doctoral Students Association. 

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Oluebube has been contributing to making King's conducive for PhD students, especially international students, since starting her research at King's. She was the KDSA Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Lead in the 2022–2024 year and is currently the KDSA Wellbeing Lead for the 2023–2024 year. She is passionate about community development and does not fail to use her skills and resources to make her community better. 

As we celebrate International Women’s Day as part of Women’s History Month, now is the time to reflect on the work done by those around the world to push for progress and in contributing to their respective fields. This resonates far beyond any one particular month, reminding us of the ongoing commitment needed for gender equality.  


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