Events to observe International Women's Day 2018
International Women’s Day will be observed on March 8 and this year the theme is #pressforprogress.
The theme builds on the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements as women around the world continue to push for gender parity.
IWD is always observed in Trinidad and Tobago and this year is no exception as there are many events planned to mark the day.
Below is a list of events marking the occasion.
Dates: March 5 - March 11
- Boss Lady - Inspiring Talks - Empowerment Incubator - Tuesday, March 6 at 5:30pm, at Drink Lounge and Bistro - 63 Rosalino Street, Woodbrook
- Her Stories - Reading, Poetry and Spoken Word - Wednesday, March 7 at 5:30pm, at Alliance Francaise - 17 Alcazar Street, St. Clair
- W.E. Talk - Short Film "Sorf Hair" - Thursday, March 8 at 5:30pm, at Medulla Gallery - 37 Fitt Street, Woodbrook
- W.E. Party - Female DJs All Night - Friday, March 9 at 9:00pm, at Euphoria Lounge - Dundonald Street, Port of Spain
- W.E. Resist, W.E. Rise - Conference - Saturday, March 10 at 10:00am, at Alliance Francaise - 17 Alcazar Street, St. Clair
- Solidarity Walk - Saturday, March 10 at 3:00pm, at the Queen's Park Savannah
- Wellness Morning and Brunch - Sunday, March 11 at 9:30am, at Caramel Valley Estate Moka
Mamatoto Women’s Rally and Walk
Date: March 10
Venue: Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain
Time: Gathering starts at 2 pm, walk begins at 3.30 pm
Date: Friday, March 9
Venue: Hyatt Regency, Wrightson Road, POS
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Cocktail Reception to follow - Contribution: $300
Speakers are: Angela Lee Loy, Chairman at Aegis Business Solutions Limited; Terry Ince, Founder, Consultant and Vice President Marketing & Business Development of Kimeta Personalized Education Support Systems; Dr Gabrielle Hosein, Lecturer Institute for Gender and Development Studies UWI, St. Augustine, Terry Ince and Gillian Wall - Group CEO, IBB Global and Co-Founder and Chief PLOTTer of PLOTT.
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