Celebrate International Women’s Day in NC on 3/8/18

NOW is part of International Women’s Day celebrations in Raleigh and in Charlotte.

View of WomenNC panel in 2014 from NOW table
Photo Credit: Gailya Paliga

Press For Progress in Charlotte NC

Charlotte NOW is involved in an annual event for International Women’s Day on Mar 8, Press For Progress. It is at the International House, 1817 Central Ave, Charlotte NC. Charlotte NOW is on the Charlotte International Women’s Day Committee, and told me about the upcoming event. The following is from the eventbrite listing.

You are invited to celebrate the history, contributions and achievements of women. Join us for an inspirational and motivational event to bring change to move women forward.

This year’s theme is Press for Progress! While we know that gender parity won’t happen overnight, the good news is that across the world women are making positive gains day by day. Plus, there’s a very strong and growing global movement of advocacy, activism and support. So we can’t be complacent. Now, more than ever, there’s a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. A strong call to #PressforProgress. A strong call to motivate and unite friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. Let’s all be tenacious in accelerating gender parity. Collectively, let’s all Press for Progress.

If you have questions, call 732-586-6075 or email charlotteintlwomenday@gmail.com.

Women NC’s 9th Annual Local to Global Celebration, in Raleigh

Their signature event, WomenNC’s 9th Annual Local to Global Celebration, supports the organization’s goals of combating discrimination, advancing genre equality, and building a community that honors women human rights.The WomenNC Fellows from UNC-CH and Meredith will present their research, which will soon be presented at the annual UN Conference on the Status of Women (CSW) in NY.

Debra Morgan from WRAL is the host. The Keynote Speaker is Dr. Jo Allen, President of Meredith College. Secretary of State Elaine Marshall is a special guest. NC NOW and other organizations are sponsors.

FB – https://www.facebook.com/events/322544114901663/

Eventbrite  – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/womenncs-9th-annual-local-to-global-celebration-honoring-juanita-martin-bryant-tickets-41370326761

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