International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day takes place on 8th March and celebrates social, economic and political achievements of women across the globe. 

The theme of this year’s campaign theme is #EachforEqual to remind everyone that we are all responsible for creating a gender-equal world. By celebrating women’s achievements, raising awareness of bias and calling out inequality the campaign says we can all bring about change.

International Women’s Day at Palintest

The Palintest team is passionate about International Women’s Day and we want to take this opportunity to celebrate the amazing achievements of the women here at Palintest and around the world.

Here is what Kim Thye, our Managing Director, had to say:

“At Palintest, we are incredibly proud of our diverse team, with women in leadership roles across a range of departments and geographical locations. The inclusive culture is enabling us to attract, retain and develop the very best talent for our team. The diverse team and supportive environment drives innovation and inspires creativity, enabling us to amplify our impact in safeguarding water for everyone, every day.”

The Palintest team has been getting involved and showing their support by striking the #EachforEqual pose and telling us what International Women’s Day means to them.

Lynn, Financial Director

“Our culture encourages diversity and enables everyone to flourish and shine. Within our teams, we see key leadership roles performed by women in Manufacturing, Innovation, Finance, Sales, Marketing and Customer Logistics.  The diversity at our leadership level drives our continued success and growth; and ensures we have role models for all our future leaders.

We work carefully to ensure that our opportunities are open to everyone, with the aim of recruiting the best person for the role. It is important that we make space for people to progress in our team by celebrating the unique value of all our team members.”

<h3>Samantha, Innovation Scientist</h3>

Samantha, Innovation Scientist

"International Women’s Day is a chance to celebrate what we achieve every day and continue to inspire younger generations, particularly encouraging women in STEM!"
<h3>Jessica, Technical Support Specialist </h3>

Jessica, Technical Support Specialist

"International Women’s Day is very important. We should live in a world where opportunities are open to all, regardless of gender."
<h3>Laura, Marketing Executive </h3>

Laura, Marketing Executive

"I believe in a world where we are all given equal opportunities, and everyone is encouraged to achieve their dreams and aspirations regardless of gender."
<h3>Fiona, Sales Executive</h3>

Fiona, Sales Executive

“Each time a woman stands up for herself, she stands up for all women” (Maya Angelou)
<h3>Faye, Marketing Manager </h3>

Faye, Marketing Manager

"Female role models are vital in ensuring that the women of the future see the range of opportunities open to them. Thanks to all the women who have shown me the way!"
<h3>Antonio, R&D Chemistry Manager </h3>

Antonio, R&D Chemistry Manager

"Did you know that women do 60% of the world's work but earn only 10% of the world's income? That is why International Women's Day is important to me."
<h3>Hannah, Applications Scientist</h3>

Hannah, Applications Scientist

"According to UIS less than 30% of the world’s scientists are women, but I can see times are changing though. We need to shake our imposter syndrome we grew up with and start to shout more about how good we really are."
<h3>Christelle, Business Development Manager</h3>

Christelle, Business Development Manager

"A woman is a super multi-tasker with her roles as a daughter, sister, wife, friend, colleague or boss. I don’t think we even have to strive for equality in the workplace, it is essentially proving how unique and excellent we are in our chosen roles."

Bryony, Senior Regional Sales Manager

“International Women’s Day celebrates women from all over the world and from different areas of life. We are all strong, but not always in the ways most people think – the strongminded businesswomen, the selfless women who volunteer their own time to help others, the resilient women who are raising our next generation… These women should all equally be celebrated today and every single day.”

Ying, USA Sales and Marketing Manager

“We work hard and we are lucky. We have been given equal opportunities. We are doing it to support those who are still fighting for equal opportunities.”

Photo: Mandy, Rocio, Gail, Ying

 

Laura, Sales and Servicing Executive

“I feel inspired every day by the strength of the amazing women I work with every day, so International Women’s Day is a good opportunity to celebrate them all.”

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