International Women’s day is this Sunday, March 8.
(We’ve come a long way as women, but the fight for equal rights continues. According to the The Institute for Women’s Policy Research, in 2018, female full-time, year-round workers made only 82 cents for every dollar earned by men.)
Stay aware, stay strong and most importantly, be sure to celebrate yourself, and all the women in your life with these empowering Women’s Day events:
The Gateway, Utah’s premier community gathering, dining and entertainment destination, is partnering with KRCL Radio 90.9fm and THE BLOCKS for an International Women’s Day Celebration on Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 2-10 p.m. The festival will feature a day full of live music, live mural paintings of iconic “queens of music,” vendors that support women-run business, panel discussions and a free screening of RBG, sponsored by Bumble, held at Kiln Co-working. A special Women & Wine pop-up bar by Vine Lore will feature hand-selected wines from four glass-crashing female winemakers.
A new exhibition at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) at the University of Utah celebrates voting rights anniversaries in 2020, including the 150th anniversary of Utah as the first place where women voted in the modern nation. But Utah Women Working for Better Days! is less a history lesson than it is a provocation: What do “better days” look like to you? Utah Women Working for Better Days is view March 5–December 6.
Join Cotopaxi and Rebel Girls for an International Women’s Day event at the Front Climbing Club in Salt Lake City at 5 pm on Friday, March 6th. We’ve joined forces with the International Rescue Committee to support the launch of Rebel Girls’ newest book, Junko Tabei Masters the Mountains. The Cotopaxi Foundation will be sponsoring free climbing for all girls under 17 and a presentation will be given by National Geographic youth explorer, Lilliana Libecki, and her dad, Mike Libecki.