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Celebrate International Women's Day 2021 - LinkedIn Learning

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To celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March 2021 we at OD&PL want to share some of the courses highlighted by LinkedIn Learning that support the skills needed for a progressive and diverse workplace. LinkedIn Learning is free to all University of Leeds students and staff, to access the courses just click on the links below and log in with your University IT credentials.

International Women's Day is a global day that celebrates women’s achievements and marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity and women's equality. The campaign theme for International Women's Day 2021 is 'Choose To Challenge'. A challenged world is an alert world. And from challenge comes change. Browse the courses below, which have been categorised into themes,  click on the categories to view the related courses. (requires login to LinkedIn Learning). As well as the LinkedIn Learning courses, OD&PL are engaged in a variety of equality and inclusion programmes, projects, and events, visit our Equality and Inclusion pages to browse our provision.

Course Categories

(click to view the range of courses for each category)

Women in Leadership

Courses in this section focus on the multifaceted qualities of human-centric leadership designed to help you connect to your purpose. Learn specific traits and skills common among leaders past and present.


Women Focussed

Leadership Skills

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Women in Tech

These courses include tips on navigating and breaking through barriers and gaining a successful career in tech.

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What inspires you to challenge yourself, to push beyond your place of comfort, to forge ahead and try new things? Inspiration gives us motive, confidence, and conviction to stand up and rise.

Inspire Excellence

Career Insights

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Gender, Inclusion and Allyship

Learn about the importance of recognizing gender bias, promoting inclusion, advocating for inclusion, and what it means to be an ally to others.

Gender Bias

Embrace  Inclusion


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Relationships and Networking

Learn key skills that will help you feel confident in different networking environments and equip you with the right abilities to nurture new relationships.

Relationships Matter

Successful  Networking

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Personal and Professional Development

This section includes courses that teach specific skills you need to cultivate and develop personal and professional growth.

Personal Growth

Professional  Prosperity

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Family, Work, and Finance

As we all try to navigate and manage life with the pandemic, courses in this section cover topics such as work-life balance, working remotely and more.

Work-life Balance

Working  Remotely

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Wellbeing in the Workplace

These courses cover different aspects of wellbeing, including physical wellbeing, supporting mental health, coping skills for dealing with stress, and ways to integrate mindfulness in your daily life.

Mental Health



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