Chicago Celebrates International Women’s Day 2016

International Women's Day in Chicago

In addition to the activities at UChicago, International Women’s Day will be celebrated all around the city of Chicago. See the list for details. If you have an event to add, please email us.

YWCA - Chicago                                                                                                          Tues, Mar 8

The Women's Club of Evanston hosts a breakfast commemoration of International Womens Day.  Dr. Beth Ritchie is this year's keynote speaker.  This celebration will provide an opportunity for our communities to engage in an examination of how race and social position have influenced women's experience of violence and incarceration. Click here for more information.

International Women's Day at Catalyst Ranch
March 8th 6 - 8 p.m.

Join me in honoring exceptional women who are making a difference in our communities and the world. This is a unique opportunity to network with talented women and several good men who share their time, talents and treasures to advocate for a more just and peaceful world. Tap into your infinite well of creative potential as you make appreciation cards to thank those who have inspired you. Hear from Creative Activists featured in my book and get your signed copy today. Become part of a global community that is committed to a world where women and girls are free to stand in their brilliance, power and purpose. A light repast will be served, and wine and soft drinks are available.


2016 buildOn Speaker Series: A Panel Discussion on the Status of Women in the Workforce & Global Education
Tuesday, March 8th -- 48201 Union League Club ::: 65 West Jackson Boulevard Chicago, IL

On Tuesday, March 8th, the world will be celebrating International Women’s Day, and buildOn in Chicago will be launching our annual women’s education initiative with a powerful and engaging panel discussion focused on the status of women in the world. Our panel, composed of women from various backgrounds and industries, will provide an energetic discussion from different perspectives with a global and local focus. RSVP here.

Chicago Celebrates International Women's Day - Reaching Out: How the Arctic Connects Us All

Tues March 8
Hosted by the International Trade Club of Chicago, WorldChicago and Union League Club of Chicago, this annual event features a fair and luncheon on March 8.  Speakers will include Sheila Watt Cloutier, Karen Weigert, and Katie Kennicott. For more information, click here.

International Women's Day Dance
March 12 2016

The International Women’s Day Dance returns in 2016! The LBTQ Giving Council of Chicago Foundation for Women is excited to invite you to the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture to gather, dance, nosh, and raise money for women and girls in Chicago. DJ Tess of Slo’Mo will join returning DJ OCD, and tickets will include an all-night open bar and hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds go to CFW’s LGTQ Giving Council to be granted to local organizations dedicated to supporting queer women and girls in Chicago.
For more information click here