Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Happy International Women's Day!

Every year the world comes together to celebrate International Women's Day. Each year has a theme, this year it is Equal access to education, training and science and technology: Pathway to decent work for women. Check out www.internationalwomensday.com for more info.

To celebrate the centenary of International Women's Day, the Global Women's Arts Initiative is put together two programs: 100 Women, 100 Artworks and 100 Women, 100 Stories. The initiatives  include artworks and stories created by women from all over the world to inspire, challenge and provoke.

Here are some other great initiatives and promotions to celebrate International Women's Day:

Air India and Air France are among some airlines that are Flying 100% female crew-only today!

Last month, Google teamed up with Women for Women International to announce the Join Women on the Bridge campaign, a celebration of the achievements of women taking place on bridges around the world.  Almost 300 bridge events have been added to the WOW map. Today, join your sisers on the Brooklyn Bridge (NYC), the Millennium Bridge (London), and the Golden Gate Bridge ( San Francisco along with those joining in Kabul, Afganistan, La Paz Bolivia and Sydney Australia. Click here to find an event on the map and join in.

Happy Women's Day everyone!