- Each year, people all over the world organize events around Intl. Women's Day
- CNN picks the coolest conferences, gigs, walks and other events
- Includes: Breakfast with scientists in New Zealand, mother-daughter coding in Luxembourg
London (CNN)Each year, people all over the world gather together to celebrate International Women's Day.
We've trawled through all the global events -- most of which fall at the beginning of March -- to bring you the coolest conferences, gigs, walks and other events that you shouldn't miss.
The list is jam-packed with inspiring women from all walks of life -- among them scientists, comics, musicians, coders, activists and actors.
Whatever you're into, there's probably something for you here.
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada 7 March 2015
Inaugural event features 15 women speakers all from the west coast of Canada with a diverse array of backgrounds will each talk for eight minutes. The topic: How they are changing their world. Slated speakers include entrepreneur and founder of the Ladies Who Lunch network Maria Kritikos; magazine publisher and pro-marijuana activist Jodie Emery; and Bethany Borody co-founder of Ghana-based consultants Amplify Governance. All proceeds from event go to She Talks Scholarship for a young, emerging female leader.