Paving the Way: Acknowledging the importance of foreign women in Iceland

8 March Webinar – International Women‘s Day 2023

The webinar is organised by ASÍ, BHM, BSRB, Félag íslenskra hjúkrunarfræðinga, FÍH (The Icelandic Nurses‘ Association), Kvenréttindafélag Íslands (The Icelandic Women‘s Rights Association), Samtök starfsmanna fjármálafyrirtækja, SSF (The Confederation of Icelandic Bank and Finance Employees), and Kennarasamband Íslands (The Icelandic Teachers‘ Union).

The webinar will be online, at 12-13. A recording will be available after the meeting. More information here


Moderator: Lenya Rún Taha Karim, Deputy MP for the Pirate Party

Opening address: Tatjana Latinovic, chairwoman of Kvennréttindafélag Íslands

Keynote speaker: Anna Wojtynska, post-doc at the University of Iceland: ‘Trapped in migrants sector?’ Foreign women in Icelandic labour market.

Address: Merab Glenn Atuhyre, MPA og jobseeker: My experience of the Icelandic labour market.

Address: Leila Floresca Esteban, nurse: My experience of the Icelandic labour market.

Address: Aleksandra Leonardsdóttir, ASÍ expert on education and immigration: Summary, what can the labour movement do?