Several Ontario clubs are hosting virtual events to mark International Women's Day on March 8th and throughout the month. Click here to view the Club Events
calendar, or read all about it below!
CFUW Aurora Newmarket March 8, 2021 @ 10AM
IWD Event - Choose to Include
Our guest speaker is Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux the first Indigenous Chair for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada for Lakehead University. She is a member and resident of the Chippewa of Georgina Island First Nation and has dedicated her life to building bridges of understanding between peoples. Contact CFUW.email@example.com to register for this virtual event. All Ontario club members are invited to attend. See more ...
CFUW Barrie & District March 8, 2021
IWD Event - Choose to Challenge Virtual ZOOM Celebration
CFUW Barrie & District and the National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, Simcoe County, invite you to join their Choose to Challenge celebration on March 8th. The 50th anniversary of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women, a landmark report that called on the federal government to begin working towards a more gender equal Canada, took place on December 7, 2020. One of the highlights of the Celebration will be a video that looks at what has been accomplished in the last 50 years and also looks forward to the work still to be done. Read more here! Register in advance here!
CFUW Cambridge March 8, 2021
IWD Event - 9th Annual International Women's Day Breakfast
Three community leaders--Sue Sturdy, Pam Wolf, and Jayne Herring--will share their personal journeys in leadership and their involvement with the Cambridge Poppy Project, which is a community art project of remembrance honouring our veterans. The ZOOM link will be available on the CFUW Cambridge website from March 8th to March 22nd. Read more ...
CFUW Guelph March 8, 2021 @ 12PM
IWD Event - Guelph-Wellington Women Leaders & the Glass Ceiling
All are invited to celebrate International Women's Day in a presentation and discussion of leadership, mentorship and an equal future. This event is being brought to you by The Community Engaged Scholarship Institute/The Research Shop at University of Guelph, CFUW Guelph, Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis and the Zonta Club of Guelph. The webinar will highlight the results of CESI's project that interviewed women leaders in Guelph and Wellington about the barriers and opportunities they have experienced on their journey to positions in various leadership roles. The event will also feature a performance by a spoken word poet and a panel discussion on the role of mentorship. To register click here
! See more
UWC Toronto March 8, 2021 @ 4PM
IWD Event - Women on the Ballot Stories of our Trailblazers
Betsy McGregor is the author of Women on the Ballot: Pathways to Political Power and will speak about some of the trailblazing women in her book. Betsy’s talk promises to be a dynamic and inspiring address for International Women’s Day. To register go to firstname.lastname@example.org, and to find out more about her book visit https://womenontheballot.com. All are welcome. See more ...
CFUW Georgetown March 2
CFUW Georgetown is asking their members to wear purple to their general meeting on March 2nd. At the meeting attendees will strike the #ChooseToChallenge pose--a raised hand as in "I will!"--ZOOM screen shots will be captured and posted on their website and social media to honour IWD.
CFUW Milton March 8
100 IWD Selfies
CFUW Milton is raising awareness about International Women's Day by collecting 100 selfies of women striking the #ChooseToChallenge pose. The selfies will be incorporated into a video that will be posted online on March 8th.
CFUW Aurora Newmarket March 12, 2021 @ 7PM
LUNAFEST Virtual Film Festival
Seven films celebrate the achievements of forward thinking women:
- An international women’s Arctic ski tea
- A professional women’s softball player
- A mixed-media artist
- A 12-year-old separated from her mother at the US border
- A young neuroscientist and her colleagues
- A lifelong angler
- A 93-year-old visual storyteller and accomplished printmaker
CFUW Sudbury March 25, 2021 @ 7PM
25th Annual CELEBRATE WOMEN Event
CFUW Sudbury, in partnership with YWCA Sudbury and LEAF Sudbury, presents the 25th Annual Celebrate Women on March 25th at 7 p.m. This year’s author is the prize-winning Canadian novelist Mary Lawson. She will be talking about her new book A Town Called Solace which, like her previous books, is set in Northern Ontario. Tickets are only $10. To register, or to learn more, go to CFUW Sudbury Celebrate Women 2021. See more ...