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How to Celebrate International Women’s Day in Calgary

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The Calgary Women’s Center is celebrating International Women’s Day (Monday, March 8th) with an online event that includes “Female Leadership Interviews, Trivia, Online Mixes and Mixes, and More.” Online, womenscentrecalgary.org.

The Empowerography Conference offers an eight-hour event with five panels where speakers and influencers will talk about topics such as “How to be a bad entrepreneur” and “How to throw out self-hatred and invite you to love yourself”. Online, Empowerography podcast.square.site.

Women & Wealth continues its mandate to empower, inspire and support women at annual events. This year’s edition features presenter Carrie Doll and spokesperson Sarah Nicole Landry. Chau Lui, co-owner of the Parisian jewelers; and Paulette Senior, CEO and President of the Canadian Women’s Foundation; There are also add-ons such as a three-course menu, sausage board and prosecco. Online, wwgala.com.

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Carrie Doll is hosting Women & Wealth’s International Women’s Day. File photo Photo by David Bloom /.Postmedia

The artists Nancy Boyd, Isla Burns, Camrose Ducote, Jennifer Hornyak and Joice M. Hall are among the all-female members of the group exhibition #CHOOSETOCHALLENGE for International Women’s Day at the Wallace Galleries. Participation in the opening reception on Saturday, March 6th, is by appointment; The exhibition runs until March 24th. At the Wallace Galleries, wallacegalleries.com.

Mount Royal University is keeping it digital with a celebration of videos and podcasts that will go live on the university’s website on International Women’s Day. Speakers include Kylie Woods, the founder of Chic Geek; Kendra Kincade, CEO of Elevate Aviation, and several TransAlta Vice Presidents in Jane N. Fedoretz and Kelly O’Reilly Wilks. Online, mtroyal.ca.

Celebrate a local talent as soprano Kathleen Morrison presents a multi-cam recording of a performance at Rocky View County’s Polaris Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday March 6th. Online, showpass.com.

The Discovery House Family Violence Prevention Society marks the day with Every Woman Strong – a campaign to end the stigma against domestic violence – and a panel discussion on Tuesday, March 9, titled Domestic Violence, the Shadow Pandemic with the Minister for Community – and Social Services Rajan Sawhney, the Calgary Domestic Violence Collective, and the Calgary Police Services. Online, Discoveryhouse approx.

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