Companies committed to forging an inclusive world

Progressive companies around the world are actively supporting women's advancement and helping to forge gender equality. These companies maintain a strong connection between their higher purpose and their business - and they understand the importance of women's contribution to society. They value diversity and inclusion, and lead the way when it comes to attracting and retaining female talent within their progressive workforce.

International Women's Day 2021 Partners

HCL Technologies is a next-generation global technology company that helps enterprises reimagine their businesses for the digital age. Their technology products, services, and engineering are built on four decades of innovation, with a world-renowned management philosophy, a strong culture of invention and risk-taking, and a relentless focus on customer relationships. Women's empowerment is an important part of HCL's holistic diversity agenda. hcltech.com

Medtronic works to help women excel in all areas of their lives — to enjoy the benefits of balance, while pursuing meaningful, fulfilling careers that improve human welfare. Fostering a culture of inclusion, the company aims to ensure women feel supported as they build their careers and contribute to a broader community where all individuals can grow and thrive. medtronic.com


International Women's Day 2021 Supporters

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International Women's Day Charities of Choice

WAGGGS is the International Women's Day charity partner

World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) supports girls and young women to take the lead in creating a fair, equal and sustainable world - whether campaigning to end violence, advocating against period-poverty or helping communities respond to COVID-19, WAGGGS puts girls at the forefront of change providing a chance to reach their full potential and drive progress on some of the world’s biggest issues. WAGGGS is the largest international organisation dedicated to girls and young women worldwide, serving a diverse community of over 10 million across 150 countries. Visit WAGGGS or donate.

Catalyst supports International Women's Day

Catalyst is the leading nonprofit organisation with a mission to accelerate progress for women through workplace inclusion. They're dedicated to creating workplaces where employees representing every dimension of diversity can thrive. They act as a catalyst through their pioneering research, tools and services, events and recognition programs. Together, their offerings raise awareness of how inclusion benefits today’s global businesses, and provide guidance and solutions on how to enact real change. Visit Catalyst or donate.


International Women's Day Collaborations

Supporter opportunities

International Women's Day Collaborations are with companies that provide significant in-kind services to help support and drive the delivery of the International Women's Day website and related global activity. To explore becoming a Collaborator, please submit a detailed proposal for consideration via the IWD Collaborations section.


International Women's Day Friends

IWD friends

Friends of IWD are relationships that see grassroots groups deliver agreed amplification activity to support IWD and meet selection criteria. Activity is not generally an event as these are already listed here - but rather co-branded marketing activity and promotion supporting the IWD annual campaign theme. To submit a proposal, please visit the Friends of IWD section.

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