Forty Years of Rhodes Women: Standing Up for the World 1977 - 2017

Forty Years of Rhodes Women: 15-17 September 2017

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2017 is a year of celebration. The Rhodes Trust is highlighting the wonderful achievements of Rhodes Women around the world through a series of events, including at a weekend at Rhodes House in September. It is hoped to have female Scholars from all years since 1977 and from all Rhodes constituencies.

Programme Highlights:

  • Inspiring speakers
  • Opportunities to connect with classmates and current Scholars
  • Empower through sharing experiences and stories
  • Stand up for women's causes from around the world
  • Give back to the community
  • Engage in mentorship
  • Explore the passion projects and creativity of Rhodes women
  • Discussions from women in cutting edge sectors

Regardless of whether or not you can attend the September event, the Rhodes Trust encourages all Rhodes women to:

  1. Engage with #40YearsRhodesWomen on social media.
  2. Email a photograph of yourself and a short recollection from your time as a Scholar or subsequent life to
  3. Join the Rhodes Scholar Network discussion group called ‘Rhodes Women Group’ and connect to Scholars around the world.