The sector has flocked to Twitter to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019.
International Women’s Day, which takes place on 8 March each year, is a global day designed to ‘celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women’, according to its website.
Community pharmacists and the sector’s representatives took to the social media site Twitter to highlight some of the achievements of women working in pharmacy.
Women in pharmacy
Some pharmacy tweeters took the opportunity to remark on how other women in the profession had spurned them on to achieve more
Happy #internationalwomensday wow what an amazing year, I’ve had the privilege of meeting so many fantastic inspirational #Woman. I’m so grateful for the drive, the passion and enthusiasm to make a difference #IWD2019 #IWDPharmacy #IWD19 pic.twitter.com/KSp09eJMiW
— Raj Bains (@Raj_Kaur_Bains) 8 March 2019
Happy #InternationalWomensDay #IWDPharmacy I’m feeling very privileged to had the absolute pleasure of meeting, working with & knowing soooooo many fabulous women who are all totally inspirational humans 💙#YesIMeanYou thank you to those who have my back and each others ⭐
— Diane Leicester-H 💙 (@Pharma_Di) 8 March 2019
Inspirational women throughout history
Others highlighted prominent women in other fields.
— Pam Bahia (@PamBahia1) 8 March 2019
Learning from others
A few years ago speaking with my mum about the challenges pharmacy was facing,she said”you need to go find & learn from your #pharmacy Ellen Wilkinsons – get some of their tenacity,boldness & grace!”Today #IWDPharmacy I salute you all again.Thank you for teaching us all so much
— Ade Williams (@adewilliamsnhs) 8 March 2019
— Robbie Turner (@RobbieMTurner) 8 March 2018