International Women's Day Celebration 2014
A Place for Women to Gather celebrates International Women's Day with the community each year. Here is the agenda and events with the 2014 Celebration
Sponsored by A Place for Women to Gather
March 8, 2014
Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC
A world-wide celebration of women's achievements, giftedness, diversity, and roles in society. Interactive activities, exhibits, workshops, entertainment, and delicious food. A free event full of fun and creativity.
Background on International Women's Day
Since 2012, women in the Triangle have experienced a fun time as they have connected with one another, enjoyed exhibits and activities, honored the achievements of women at this event sponsored by A Place for Women to Gather.
International Women’s Day, established in 1911, is in 32 countries a national holiday, also known as The UN Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace.
The Triangle celebration will offer a variety of interactive activities, exhibits, presentations and entertainment; times to get to know other women, learn about opportunities for women, become involved in projects, and just enjoy a day of fun and creativity along with refreshments. Those attending will carry home new ideas, good feelings, and the benefits of being with a group of amazing women. There is no admission cost. Optional donation to A Place for Women to Gather in support of its mission and programs will be welcomed.
9:30 REGISTRATION & GATHERING TIME
10:00 PLENARY SESSION #1 – Building Community
10:20 EXHIBIT TIME
11:00-11:50 CONCURRENT ACTIVITIES
12:00 EXHIBIT TIME
12:30 PLENARY SESSION #2 –
Honoring Powerful Women
1:00-1:50 CONCURRENT ACTIVITIES
2:00 EXHIBIT TIME
2:15 PLENARY SESSION #3
Exhibits and Activities
Bracelets for Ethiopian Women
with the Women's Sacred Kindness Circle
Dress a Girl
Dress for Success
Ebony Raleigh Area Group Stitchers
"Fe, Amor Y Esperanza" of Life Resource Center
The Women's Center
Cary Creative/Reuse Center
The Healing Place of Wake County for Women
Partners Against Trafficking Humans in NC
Sertoma Women Artists
Tribute Wall to Honor Women