Bright Network International Women's Day

8 Mar 2021, 12:30 p.m.

International Women's day is back for a third year on Monday 8th March, and this year will be our biggest event yet. We're looking for 200 of our brightest female and non-binary members who are passionate about gender equality to join us for this unmissable day.

Not only will you connect with multiple leading employers at the forefront of gender equality, but also other like-minded, ambitious Bright Network members with whom you can begin to build your own network. The driving force behind this event is our Student Leadership Board – seven bright, passionate students who are committed to female empowerment.



Why attend

Feel empowered and have greater confidence

Our skills and panel sessions are designed to provide you with insights from top female leaders so that you can reflect, realise your own potential and begin to carve out your own future career.

Gain practical skills

Our event aims to help you build in confidence and other practical skills so that you can put your best foot forward in job interviews and the workplace.

Build your CV

Attending this event will show employers that you are proactive, ambitious and looking to build your professional network. You will also receive a certificate after taking part in the event.

Who can attend

Undergraduate or full-time postgraduate students who identify as female or non-binary, graduating in 2021, 2022 or 2023 (or 2024 if already at university and on a four-year course)

On track for at least a 2:1 and demonstrate academic excellence

Have the unrestricted right to work in the UK after graduation

Must be attending university in the UK

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

Employers joining us


8 Mar 2021

noon - 12:30 p.m.

Student arrival, registration & optional member networking

12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Bright Network introduction & premier partner keynote

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Panel session: HERoes: championing women in industry

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

Structured networking

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Premier partner skills session

4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wrap up, takeaways and next steps


Frequently asked questions

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

If you have any questions about Bright Network International Women's Day, we have gathered all the most frequently asked questions here. If you have any other questions please get in touch with our Events Team -

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.

Apply now