Just the Woman I Am - JTWIA 2022


Also this year RUS has sponsored Just the Woman I Am, the 5 km walk/run open to everyones organized by  Politecnico di TorinoUniversità degli Studi di Torino and CUS Torino, and held on Sunday, March 6, 2022. Since 2014, the event has aimed to raises funds for university cancer research, promotes prevention, healthy lifestyles, inclusion and gender equality

RUS Universities were invited to spread the event to their communities and join the initiative locally with the support of local University Sports Centers.

22 are the RUS Universities that have promoted the initiative and on Sunday, March 6, they organized runs, walks and outdoor training days at their campuses and in their cities. However, JTWIA was not just a 5 km run, it was also a moment of meeting and awareness, a physical and digital space to promote inclusion and gender equality, a dialogue and a celebration between academia, health excellence, physical wellness professionals, citizens and schools.

The edition 2022 has also crossed the national borders and arrived to Dubai where university student volunteers of the Italian Pavilion ran inside the site of EXPO 2020 DUBAI to raise awareness and engage visitors of the World Expo on the importance of healthy lifestyles and inclusion - watch the video 

Press release (ITA)



Politecnico di Torino, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, LIUC - Università Cattaneo, Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Università degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Università degli Studi di Foggia, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Università degli Studi di Padova, Università degli Studi di Pavia, Università degli Studi di Roma "Tor Vergata", Università degli Studi di Torino, Università degli Studi di Trieste, Università degli Studi Link Campus University, Università degli Studi Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Università degli Studi Suor Orsola Benincasa, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Università della Calabria, Università IUAV di Venezia, Università LUM Giuseppe Degennaro, Università Telematica "Leonardo Da Vinci"