Bright Network International Women's Day 2024

8 Mar 2024, 11 a.m. — Virtual
Application deadline is 3rd March 2024, 11:59 p.m.

Celebrate women's achievements, call for greater gender equality and get advice to thrive in your career at Bright Network International Women's Day 2024 🎉

Date: Friday 8th March l Virtual

Top reasons to attend:

  1. Join engaging discussions with successful women from a range of personal and professional backgrounds and ask them questions about gender equality in the workplace
  2. Network with leading firms who are passionate about championing women and start securing an internship or graduate role
  3. Discover different career paths you could take - from climbing the corporate ladder to forging a squiggly career where you try different roles and sectors throughout your working life

Apply now to learn how to submit successful applications whilst building a network of like-minded women!

We are committed to running fully inclusive events. For more details on this, check out our support page for this event and get in touch if you have any further questions.

Why attend

Learn how to stand out in this competitive job climate

Meet potential employers and mentors and join skills sessions that will give you a competitive edge.

Ask questions

Hear tailored advice from women in a variety of industries and learn how to apply it to your own career journey.

Discover upcoming developments in gender equality

See how top employers are approaching women's empowerment in their diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging initiatives.

Who can attend

You're an undergraduate or full-time postgraduate student who identifies as female or non-binary

You're graduating in 2024, 2025 or 2026 (or 2027 if already at university and on a four-year course)

You're attending a UK university

You're on track for at least a 2:1 and can demonstrate academic excellence

Additional skills gained from extracurricular activities/work experience will be viewed favourably

Employers joining us


8 Mar 2024

11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Log on, peer networking and Bright Network skills session

Join the Bright Network session on 'mythbusting women in the workplace' to network with other attendees before the main sessions start

11:30 a.m. - noon

Welcome and keynote talk

noon - 1 p.m.

Panel: Embracing equity - what can we celebrate and what still needs to change

1 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.


1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.


During this networking session, you'll meet 5 of the firms attending. You'll stay in your virtual room and the firms will rotate so you can ask questions to them all.

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Panel: Top tips from successful women leaders

3:35 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.


During this networking session, you'll meet the remaining 5 firms attending. Again, you'll stay in one virtual room while the firms will rotate so you can ask questions to them all.

4:50 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.

Skills session

5:20 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wrap up, takeaways and next steps


What people say about this event

This has been a fantastic and beneficial event. It's the first networking session I've attended and I was fairly nervous, but the resources provided helped me feel confident going into the sessions. I feel that I've learnt so much!

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Izzy Mencattelli

Frequently asked questions

Please note all timings on the agenda for Bright Network International Women's Day correspond with Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Please refer to our FAQs here if you have any queries about attending a Bright Network event in-person.

If you have any questions about attending Bright Network International Women's Day as a virtual attendee, we have gathered all the most frequently asked questions here.

For information on inclusivity measures at the event, take a look at the International Women's Day 2024 resource hub.

You can also take a look at our Support Hub for further questions. If you require anything else, please get in touch with our Events Team -

To confirm your place at the event, you may be contacted by call or text by the Bright Network team. Please make sure your details are all correct and up-to-date on your profile.

Apply today

This event is always oversubscribed, so we highly recommend getting your application in ASAP as applications will be reviewed in the order they are received. We look forward to seeing you there! We aim to get back to you about the status of your application within a week, but we appreciate your patience when the process takes a bit longer.