International Women’s Day is held on March 8th every year. It’s a day when we celebrate the amazing social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women.
So what can you do to celebrate #IDW2020? Here are 10+ great local ideas to get you started.
1. Women of Windsor Social & International Women’s Day Celebration
Thursday, February 27, 2020 | Fourteen Restaurant & Sky Lounge
Ladies! International Women’s Day is fast approaching and we’re getting a jump start. We have a great social planned with some awesome speakers including Teanna McKay of the Mama Expo and Sherrilynn Colley-Vegh of Girls Rock Windsor.
2. How Women are Using Tech To Change the World
Thursday, March 5, 2020 | Water’s Edge Event Centre
Join us to hear from empowering women as they discuss their journey navigating the tech world.
3. Negotiating with Confidence
Friday, March 6, 2020 | TBD
Details coming soon.
4. Yes Ma’am Fashion Show (Erie Shores Health Foundation)
Friday, March 6, 2020 | Mastronardi Estate Winery
Join our efforts to add state of the art technology to our current Mammogram equipment.
5. Fogolar Furlan Women’s Association International Women’s Day 2020
Friday, March 6, 2020 | Fogolar Furlan
Join us on March 6, 2020 for a dinner to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020 at the Fogolar Furlan. Keynote Speaker: Pam Mizuno, Windsor’s First Female Fire Chief. Proceeds benefit Autism Ontario Windsor Essex.
6. The Breakfast of Champions Presents: Breakfast and Mimosas (Women of Windsor Mentorship Collaborative)
Friday, March 6 2020 | Fogolar Furlan Windsor – Windsor Hall
7. St. Nicholas International Women’s Day Honouring Women
Friday, March 6, 2020 | 5225 Howard Ave, LaSalle, ON N9H 0J2, Canada
St. Nicholas International Women’s Day Celebration including Inspirational Guest Speakers, Fashion Show and Dinner.
8. EVE of International Women’s Day Event
March 7, 2020 | The Windsor Club
We are hosting our 3rd Annual Networking Event for Business Owners, Leaders and Influencers of Windsor-Essex to join us in the celebration of International Women’s Day.
9. Career Preparation Event and Women in STEM Panel
Saturday, March 7, 2020 | St. Clair College (Main Campus)
Join us on March 7th as we bring together job seekers and professionals experienced in networking, human resources, women in STEM, marketing, social media and disciplined focused technology professionals to help you prepare to enter the job market post-graduation.
10. International Women’s Day Brunch (South Essex Community Council)
Sunday, March 8, 2020 | Leamington Lebanese Club
Please join us on Sunday March 8, 2020 at the Leamington Lebanese club for an afternoon celebrating women’s achievements. Celebrations will include; a brunch buffet, keynotes from our 3 panelists and many local vendors
11. International Women Day Gala 2019
Sunday, March 8, 2020 | St. Clair Centre for the Arts
Celebrating amazing women in the community. Presented by Women’s Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor Inc. Keynote Speaker: Samra Zafar.
12. CK Women’s Leadership Network #3: Sparking Joy; Finding Your Passion (Chatham-Kent)
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 | Ten – Seven Cafe & Lounge
Women, and friends, from across Chatham-Kent are invited to the 3rd Chatham-Kent Women’s Leadership Network Panel and Networking Night.
13. International Women’s Day
Friday, March 13, 2020 | Ciociaro Club of Windsor
Enjoy a walk-through Fashion Show plus explore our fabulous beauty and accessory vendors.
14. Spread the Word on Social Media!
The International Women’s Day 2020 campaign theme of #EachforEqual.
An equal world is an enabled world. How will you help forge a gender equal world? How will you help make a difference?
Share your ideas using #IWD2020 and #EachforEqual.
Nicole Anderson is the Program Director of Women Entrepreneurship Strategy at the WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation funded in part by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario as part of the Women’s Entrepreneurship Strategy.
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