Consider indulging the women in your life this International Women’s Day (IWD) 2023 with some incredible offers and expressing your support for the important work that they carry out every day. Whether it’s a small token of appreciation or a grand gesture, there are many ways to celebrate the women in your life.
Here is a roundup of exciting IWD happening and promos to look forward to:
1. Free scoop from Häagen-Daz
From now to 10 March, all Haagen Dazs stores in Malaysia will be giving away free scoops as part of a special IWD promotion. As an added bonus, Haagen Dazs is honouring its co-founder, Rose Mattus, by kicking off the Rose Project with a USD100,000 bursary for #WomenWhoDon’tHoldBack. You’re invited to submit nominations for a woman (or yourself) who you think deserves to be honoured for her groundbreaking work and contributions to society. Visit their site to submit your nomination.
2. ReFest 2023 Festival
3R Media is pleased to announce ReFest 2023: Engage and Empower in honour of International Women’s Day 2023. The two-day women-led festival has been carefully planned to highlight the work of women’s organisations and initiatives that address social concerns and rally in favour of underrepresented communities.
As part of the Students Not Brides campaign, ReFest 2023: Engage & Empower will include speeches, workshops, moderated forums, performances, a highly fun market featuring women-led enterprises, and interactive installations. Public entry to this event is free on 11 and 12 March 2023 between 11am and 7pm at The Grey Box, GMBB, Bukit Bintang. Event details can be found here.
3. MAS All-Women Operated Flight
In celebration of IWD and in keeping with the theme to #EmbraceEquity, Malaysia Airlines operated an all-female flight on MH2520 from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching, Sarawak to celebrate and highlight the variety of roles women play in contributing to the aviation industry.
From check-in to runway taxing and refuelling, and onboard the flight through its cabin staff and flight crew (Captain Noorsazrina Zulkifli and Second Officer Wong Wei Ming), the operations of the flight were managed by Malaysia Aviation Group’s all-female workforce.
4. Personalised photo gifts with Photobook
Create a photobook — well, with Photobook — to honour the remarkable women in your life. Photobook’s got you covered whether you want to make a travel tumbler for mum, insta cards for your sister, or a laptop sleeve for your bestie. The best part: Zafigo readers get 60% off selected Photo Gifts. Just use the code ZAFIGOIWD60 when you make your purchase online.
5. AirAsia shop gift ideas
There’s no better place to buy gifts than the newly-renamed AirAsia shop which offers a selection of more than 16,000 authentic items from more than 1,000 international brands. Some suggestions to consider include the DKNY Be Delicious EDP 100ml, Klairs Skincare Trial Kit, True Love EDT 100ml by Elizabeth Arden, Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk On The Go Kit and the Ice-Watch – ICE Flower – Heaven Sage (S) (020513). Full list of gifts can be found here.
6. Adidas SS23 Bra Collection
The newest SS23 Bra Collection from adidas has been unveiled, expanding the brand’s offerings to include high-performance bras and leggings. The release is a part of the ‘Be Supported. Be You.’ initiative, with the purpose of empowering more women to pursue their athletic ambitions by making high-quality sports apparel in sizes that fit them. Shop the collection here and learn more about the awesome campaign here.