International Women's Day 2023

Feb 06, 2023

For the fourth year in a row, we are excited to be collaborating with International Women's Day (IWD) 2023 and launching our yearly lettering challenge. 

The 2023 theme is #EmbraceEquity and it's and it's all about fully embracing gender equity in every aspect of our lives.

 IMAGE: Anna Suvorova, Graphic Designer & Illustrator |

Imagine a gender-equal world.

A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination.

A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive.

A world where difference is valued and celebrated.

Together we can forge women's equity.

Collectively we can all #EmbraceEquity.

We continue to be so inspired by the amazing work created by you the Typism Community over the last couple of years, so we're collaborating with IWD again to invite female lettering artists to show their support for the IWD Women Creatives Mission by creating artwork that highlights this year's new campaign theme 'Embrace Equity'. 

IMAGE: Layout by Dominique Falla using fonts and textures by Cruzine.

Challenge Details

Female lettering artists worldwide—novice or experienced—are invited to post their lettering creations on Instagram with the aim of showing solidarity in calling on communities to help challenge gender inequality and #EmbraceEquity.

To participate in the IWDTypism Challenge, post your Embrace Equity lettering on Instagram along with the hashtags:

A selection of impactful entries and their creators will be featured on the International Women's Day website and IWD and Typism social media channels throughout the year, however, we will be showcasing some of our favourites on International Women's Day, Wednesday, 8 March 2023 so post your work anytime before the end of February for a chance to be featured.

You can view previously featured creations here and here, read about what inspired their creators, and see some of the artwork's processes. For ongoing inspiration, you can also view all the submissions which use the hashtag #IWDTypism.

For more information please visit the International Women's Day mission page. 

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