International Women's Day 2022

The theme of International Women's Day 2022 is #BreakTheBias. Deliberate or unconscious, bias can make it difficult for women to move ahead. Knowing that bias exists is the first step but it isn't enough to #BreakTheBias. Individually, we are responsible for our own actions and thoughts — all day, every day. Addressing gender bias, discrimination and stereotypes as they occur is one step towards #BreakingTheBias, helping to forge a more inclusive world. 

Our members have struck the IWD 2022 pose, crossing their arms in solidarity, and shared how they #BreakTheBias in their workplaces and communities. 
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IODA Vice President and Co-founder Jenny Green helps #BreakTheBias by building an international network of support among female orthopaedic surgeons.




NSW Chair and Champions of Change Working Group member Andrew Wines recognises the widespread benefits of diversity in the orthopaedic community and strives to #BreakTheBias. 


VIC surgeon and rockstar Anita Boecksteiner has made a habit of breaking biases in her career and life. 

Ian Incoll's research on the ways bias manifests in and impacts surgical education helps medical organisations around the world create more equitable systems and #BreakTheBias.




President and Cultural Inclusion Chair Chris Morrey, NSW Branch Committee member Alice Chang and her daughter and #AOAOWL member Megan Cain on #IWD22.