International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights,” says world-renowned feminist, journalist and social and political activist Gloria Steinem.
We agree. And, it’s the foundation of the philanthropic work we’ve been doing the last 15 years. Together, we have worked to:
“I am grateful to be a woman. I must have done something great in another life.” – Dr. Maya Angelou
International Women’s Day is about unity, celebration, reflection, advocacy and action. And, we are so pleased to be doing our part. Will you join us?
It’s easy – here’s 5 ways you can make a difference on this day celebrating the achievements of women across the globe, and right here at home:
Thank you for doing what you can to support women and girls in Howard County on this International Women’s Day 2018!
Alison Canning, WGC Chair
Barb Van Winkle, WGC Vice Chair
“Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them.”