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IGDS:NBU and CIBC Caribbean | Panel Discussion to commemorate International Women’s Day
18/03/2024
The Institute for Gender and Development Studies: Nita Barrow Unit (IGDS:NBU) in conjunction with CIBC Caribbean hosted a Panel Discussion and Women’s Night Market to commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 7, 2024. 

The discussion took the form of a moderated conversation focused on the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) IWD 2024 theme, “Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress.

Panelists included The Honourable Sandra Husbands, M.P. (Minister of State in the Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training) , Ms. Tonni-Ann Brodber (UN Women Multi-Country Office - Caribbean Representative), Ms. Akilah Watts (Visual Artist, owner of Greedy Gift Shop) and Ms. Tamara Gibson (Entrepreneur, owner of Native Caribbean). Participants engaged in insightful conversations on the importance of investing in women's potential to drive positive change and foster inclusive growth in our communities and beyond.

Here's to celebrating the strength, resilience and endless possibilities of women everywhere!