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Women's History Month 2019

Women's History Month

Saturday, March 2, 2019

#FitDC HerStory 5K
9 am
The Yards Park
In recognition of the nearly 400,000 women and girls living in the nation's capital, and the 165 million women and girls across the country, #FITDC is kicking off the month by honoring the accomplishments of women with the District's first Women's HerStory 5k Walk/Run - a free #FITDC signature event.
#FitDC

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Monday, March 4, 2019

#MaternalMondays
4 pm
MOWPI will host #MaternalMondays, a Facebook Live series that features the Mayor’s cabinet members, local experts, and DC moms to highlight best maternal and infant health practices. March’s topic will focus on women’s health and solutions to ensuring the District is the healthiest city for women.
Facebook - MomHealthDC


Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Mayor Bowser’s Washington Women of Excellence Awards
6 – 8 pm
The North Hall at Eastern Market
MOWPI's annual Women's History Month celebration honoring women who have made significant contributions towards enriching the lives of women and families in the District.
Eventbrite - Washington Women of Excellence 2019


Thursday, March 7, 2019

Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop
6:30 – 8:30 pm
John A. Wilson Building, Room G9
Free, salary negotiation classes available to DC women in partnership with the American Association of University Women in an effort to bridge the pay equity in the District.
Eventbrite - Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop


Friday, March 8, 2019

Breaking the Silence: Being a Latina in the District
11 am
Franklin D. Reeves Municipal Center
In recognition of International Women’s Day, MOWPI will partner with the Mayor’s on Latino Affairs to host a panel discussion on what it means to be Latina in the District of Columbia.
Eventbrite - Breaking the Silence: Being a Latina in the District


Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Conversations with Women who Lead Series – Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Conversations with Women Changing the Workforce
5:30 – 6:30 pm Networking Reception
6:30 – 8 pm Panel Discussion

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sponsored by the Department of Employment Services, this event will feature women in the city who’ve broken down barriers in various industries. The discussion will begin with a networking reception.


Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Well Women Wednesdays Kickoff
6:30 – 7:30 pm
Columbia Heights Recreation Center
Every third Wednesday of the month, we will host Well Women Wednesdays, a wellness series focused on a variety of topics and strategies designed to support women on their health and wellness journey.
Eventbrite - Well Women Wednesdays Kickoff


Thursday, March 21, 2019

Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop
6:30 – 8:30 pm
AAUW, 1310 L Street NW, 1st Floor
Free, salary negotiation classes available to DC women in partnership with the American Association of University Women in an effort to bridge the pay equity in the District.
Eventbrite - Work Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop


Wednesday, March 27, 2019

40 Under 40 Queer Women of Washington
6 pm
Google Headquarters, 25 Massachusetts Ave. NW Suite 900
Honoring LGBTQ women for their work as change agents in the DC’s LGBTQ Community. Blade Magazine will conduct the contest and will do editorial profiles on the winners. Facilitating voting process. Voting will begin February and end early March.
Eventbrite - 40 Under 40 Queer Women of Washington

 

To RSVP for select events, visit women.dc.gov/whm2019