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Women for Women International - UK holds a variety of events throughout the year. Explore our upcoming and past events.

Our Events

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Past events

Virtual Car Boot Sale

Hot on the heels of our very first Virtual Car Boot Sale in May earlier this year we were delighted to bring the all-day fashion extravaganza back on Saturday 7th November! Thanks to the incredible on the day sales and the generosity of our sponsors we have raised over £88,000!⁠⠀ ⁠⠀

#HopeInSisterhood Film Premiere and Panel

On Thursday, 1st October at 6pm, we held an online premiere of our #HopeInSisterhood film. The film was ollowed by a panel discussion with three inspiring women. Women for Women International - UK Executive Director Brita Fernandez Schmidt will be joined live by filmmaker Hazel Thompson and Seida Sarić, Director of Žene za Žene, an independent affiliate organisation of Women for Women International in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

#SheInspiresMe LIVE 2.0

#SheInspiresMe LIVE was back for a day of inspiring talks and interactive workshops: we brought our global community together, shared ideas and skills, and got energised to transform our world in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. Together, we reflected on the unmissable opportunity we have to build a “new normal” for future generations. 

Virtual Car Boot Sale

Our very first Virtual Car Boot Sale was a phenomenal success! The seven-hour fashion extravaganza, supported by DS-Automobiles, raised an incredible £77,184 for women survivors of war.

#SheInspiresMe Dance 2020

On 11th February 2020, Women for Women International and Jo Manoukian will host an evening of dance and empowerment.

#SheInspiresMe Dance 2019

On the 26th February 2019, Women for Women International and Jo Manoukian hosted an evening of dance and empowerment.

#SheInspiresMe Auction 2018

From 29th October - 19th November, Women for Women International held its inaugural #SheInspiresMe Auction, culminating in a VIP invite only reception hosted by Sotheby’s on Monday 19th November.

#SheInspiresMe Live

On Saturday 30th June, we hosted our first ever Feminist Festival in partnership with Refinery29. The day was full of inspiring talks and hands-on workshops to energise a new generation of feminist changemakers.

#SheInspiresMe Car Boot Sale 2018

On Saturday 12th May, Women for Women International hosted the biggest #SheInspiresMe Car Boot Sale yet; offering high fashion items at great prices. We were joined by high fashion designers and brands for an afternoon of exceptional fashion and beauty, all to benefit women survivors of war.

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