Discussing gender equality in the performing arts on International Women’s Day

feb 21, 2023 | 2023, Events

8.3.2023

Taking The Stage on International Women’s Day

This year, our International Women’s Day Breakfast Discussion with the Nordic diplomatic representations and the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux focuses on Gender Equality in the Performing Arts.
The Nordic panel will explore a range of topics, from visibility and representation in the industry to creating space for intersectionality and understanding masculinity in the context of gender equality.

 

Speakers:

Ingeborg Okkels | Board member, Kvinder i Musik and founder of Lydværk (Denmark)
Anna Kolfinna Kuran | Choreographer and performer (Iceland)
Selena Sefany | Communications and events adviser, Balansekunst (Norway)
Mia Ternström | Project Manager, Keychange (Sweden)
Moderated by Tamara Makoni | CEO and founder of Kazuri Consulting – inclusion expert with broad experience in diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) and cross-cultural leadership
Welcome by David Ek, Counsellor for Cultural Affairs, Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU
Keynote by Georg Haeusler, Director, Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (EAC), European Commission

 

Practical info:

Taking the Stage: Gender equality in the performing arts
International Women’s Day Nordic Breakfast Discussion
Wednesday, 8th March, 8:30 – 10:30 CET

Programme:

8:15 Doors Open, Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30 Panel discussion with Q&A

Address:

Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU, Square de Meeûs 30, 1000 Brussels
Please bring a valid ID card!

Registration:

Please RSVP by the 3rd of March 2023 to: representationen.bryssel-event3@gov.se

Accessibility:

The building is wheelchair accessible. Please feel free to reach out to us by phone or email if you have any questions about accessibility. +32 468 15 56 72, info@finncult.be

 

The International Women’s Day Nordic Breakfast Discussion is organised by the Embassy of Sweden, the Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU, the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux, the Embassy of Denmark, the Embassy of Finland, the Embassy of Iceland, the Norwegian Embassy and The Mission of the Faroes to the European Union.

 

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