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Best ways to celebrate #IWD2020?Posted on March 3, 2020

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate women and women’s rights and empowerment movements around the world. Here are 5 Ontario events to empower women, develop skills, build a network and most importantly, celebrate the success of our role models. This day of the year is the ideal opportunity to spread awareness and inspire young women to speak up, stand up and lead on!

#DreamEqual #IWD2020 #EachforEqual

March 6

8:30 AM – 10:30 AM EST

The Breakfast of Champions

The Breakfast of Champions presents: Business & Mimosas

Location: Fogolar Furlan Windsor – Windsor Hall

Address: 1800 North Service Road East. Windsor, ON N8W 1Y3

We are on a mission to make Windsor Essex, Canada’s #1 Place to be a Woman in!
This event is meant for local Leaders, Entrepreneurs & Business Owners who want to use their success for the betterment of others as well as those looking to advance but are in need of help to propel them forward!

March 6

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST

Negotiating with Confidence

RISE: Negotiating with Confidence

Location: Institute for Border Logistics and Security (IBLS)

Address: 3475 Wheelton Drive, Windsor, ON N8W 0A6

How much are you leaving on the table? It’s time to take it back.
Earning the nickname “the negotiator” as a child, Fotini Iconomopoulos has spent the last decade helping business executives achieve their business goals, increase profitability and create a competitive advantage. 

March 6

9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Equipping the Leaders of Tomorrow

Equipping the Leaders of Tomorrow

Location: Mount Royal University

Address: 4825 Mount Royal Gate Southwest, Calgary, AB. T3E 7N5

This International’s Women Day event will bring young Calgary leaders, students, and recent alumni together in conversation. On March 6th, 2020, Mount Royal University’s Faculty of Business and Communication Studies, in partnership with the Office of Alumni Relations, will host an International Women’s Day student event to celebrate women and leadership. 

March 7

9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Women & Wealth Gala

International Women’s Day Women & Wealth Gala

Location: Telus Convention Centre

Address: 120 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB. T2G 0P3

The International Women’s Day Women & Wealth Gala is hosted by Women & Wealth Inc., a not-for-profit organization that holds events on International Women’s Day to empower, inspire and support women across Canada who are, or are on their way to becoming, confident and passionate leaders of our businesses, organizations, governments, schools, and communities. Together, we seek to help close the gender gap and promote gender equality within our society.

March 7

9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Women on the Rise


Women on the Rise; International Women’s Day

Location: New Hope Tabernacle

Address: 2431 Saint Clair Avenue West, Toronto, ON M6N 1K9

Women on the Rise presents: International Women’s Day : Celebrating the Achievements of Women #EachforEqual

The Spring Community Church’s “Women on the Rise” Ministry invites ALL women to join us in celebrating International Women’s Day 2020. Theme: #Each for Equal. Saturday, March 7, 202011:30 AM – 3:00 PM. We are extending an invitation to ALL women, who wish to be a part of a vibrant and progressive, event aimed at empowering, educating, uplifting and celebrating women. Make your way, we are expecting you!

March 8

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT

International Women's Day


International Women’s Day Brunch

Location: Leamington Lebanese Club

Address: 447 ON-77, Leamington, ON N8H 3V6

Celebrations will include a brunch buffet, keynotes from 3 panelists and local vendors. Everyone is welcome! Doors open at 11AM, shop at the local vendor market throughout the event, brunch will be served @ 11:30AM. Speakers include:Mayor of Leamington Hilda MacDonald, Lina Chaker (Law student and activist) & Nour Hachem-Fawaz (President & Founder of Build a Dream )

March 8

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT



International Women’s Day Gala

Location: St. Clair College Centre for Arts

Address: 201 Riverside Drive West, Windsor, ON. N9A 5K4

Journey Towards Success Awards: An Equal World is an Enabled World #EachforEqual

Women’s Enterprise skills Training of Windsor INC. proudly represents: International Women’s Day Gala 2020. Journey Towards Success Awards.   Keynote Speaker: Samra Zafar is an international speaker, human rights activist, scholar, author and social entrepreneur. She also serves as a Governor for the University of Toronto, is pursuing a rewarding corporate career and runs Brave Beginnings, the non-profit organization she founded to support abuse survivors in their journey to build a life of respect and freedom. Her free time is dedicated to her two beautiful daughters and her passion for empowering others through her advocacy and non-profit work.

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