There’s definitely a theme to events this weekend: from breweries to public marches and everything in between, Ottawa is celebrating International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
International Women’s Day
Clover Food & Drink and Bicycle Craft Brewery are teaming up to present Women in Industry, an inspiring dinner and craft beer pairing that features a team of Ottawa’s most talented chefs.
In honor of International Women’s Day, CARE Canada is preparing for its second annual Walk in Her Shoes campaign, which will be held March 6th on Parliament Hill.
For more of what’s going on around town, take a look at our event calendar. Don’t forget to tag your photos from this weekend with our #apt613wknd hashtag for a chance to be featured on our Instagram feed!
It’s International Women’s Day and the hosts of Ladies First on CHUO 89.1 FM know you need a kickass playlist.
The annual Femmy Awards honour local feminist change-makers on International Women’s Day, Wednesday March 8.
The Ottawa Art Gallery is hosting an Art + Feminism Edit-a-Thon as part of a global initiative that has been taking place since 2014 in order to redress the well-known gender imbalances of information presented on Wikipedia. This event is hosted in tandem with Carleton University Art Gallery, who share the perspective that Ottawa-based art […]
With International Women’s Day just around the corner, Ottawa improv comedy company, EFT (Experimental Farm Theatre) have planned their sophomore event entitled, SHElarious II…celebrating women in various realms of the comedy spectrum. All proceeds will go to Cornerstone Housing For Women, a community charitable organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless women. The evening […]
An important aspect of International Women’s Day is that it initiates a dialogue, a dialogue that resurrects past generations of struggle, contempt and discernment in a society that has persecuted individual’s opportunity on the basis of gender. A collection of works by five female artists are featured from now until March 30th at the Wall […]
Listen here or in iTunes. This week, Karen and Katie took to the studio to celebrate International Women’s Day. And Jared was there too. They had great chats with the wonderful women behind Urban Craft Market and Carleton’s Science Café. Katie also sleuthed out some interesting facts about artistic, athletic and political women in and […]