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https://www.keloland.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=159568&action=edit  KELOLAND.com

Josh Brewster, Assistant Tournament Director at Pro Links Sports, tells us all about Sanford International's Executive Women's Day and how you can join ...


Women are mysteriously missing from D.C. think tanks’ foreign policy panels. Here’s the data.  Washington Post

"Manels" impoverish public policy discussions — and hurt women's careers. Here's the fifth article in our series on the gender gap in political science.


International Women's Day 2019 theme is #BalanceforBetter: Here's what you need to know  USA TODAY

BalanceforBetter is the theme for this year's International Women's Day, which is observed each year on March 8.


Bangladesh- Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka offers special buffet lunch for International Women's Day  MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN - Bangladesh Monitor) Dhaka: Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka is offering special buffet lunch to celebrate womanhood this International Women's Da.


Imagine a world with Title IX | Opinion  The Daily Star-Journal

I recently had a conversation with a friend who is knowledgeable about Title IX, the landmark legislation that nearly a half century ago, in 1972, banned ...


Why International Women’s Day Isn’t Going Away  The New York Times

For all the progress women have made, they are still a long way from true equality.


International Women's Day  Forbes

International Women's Day (IWD), which is observed annually on March 8, is gaining recognition as an important worldwide celebration. It acknowledges ...


The role of a role model: Inspiring girls in school from a younger age  Dailyuw

Throughout my childhood and adolescence, I saw little representation of women in STEM fields. The inspirational autobiographies I read while growing up ...


“The Feminism of the 1 Percent Has Associated Our Cause With Elitism”  Jacobin magazine

The likes of Hillary Clinton have tarnished the name of feminism, associating it with neoliberalism and anti–working-class politics. For Nancy Fraser, feminism ...


International Women's Day 2019: US women's soccer team sues over discrimination - as it happened  The Guardian

Thank you to everyone who followed our liveblog of International Women's Day. Women around the world staged protests against abortion restrictions and ...


Happy International Women’s Day! Have a Sticker  New York Times

Congratulations — Friday is International Women's Day! As a woman, you must be so pleased to be recognized. In this day and age, when everything is so ...


Khachaturyan teen sisters, on trial for killing father, captivate Russia  INSIDER

The Russian public is rallying behind three teenage sisters on trial for killing their father, an act they say was forced upon them by years of abuse at his hands.


6 Facts About International Women's Day  Mental Floss

For more than 100 years, March 8th has marked what has come to be known as International Women's Day in countries around the world.


International Women's Day 2019: How Celebs Are Paying Tribute to Women Everywhere  PEOPLE.com

From Gisele Bündchen to Kristen Bell, take a look at how these stars are celebrating the women in their lives and those across the globe.


Mercedes-Benz revs up AR, voice tech with immersive game at US Open  Marketing Dive

Mercedes-Benz USA debuted an interactive experience powered by augmented reality (AR) and voice technology at the U.S. Open in Queens, New York, ...


On the road to gender parity... are we there yet?  PhocusWire

As an idealistic young woman, I was confident that, after the decades of accomplishments from women, we had proved that gender has no bearing on ...


23 ways to support International Women’s Day when you shop online today  Business Insider

These female-founded companies should always be on your radar for the innovative products they offer, but especially on International Women's Day.


International Women's Day | Images from around the world  Los Angeles Times

PHOTOS: Women around the world shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Friday to mark International Women's Day. Here's a look at ...


Meghan Markle Duchess of Sussex | How Motherhood Changed Her Life  INQUIRER.net

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex is an American-born member of the British royal family and a former actress. She was born Rachel Meghan Markle on ...


Five Ways to Celebrate Females on International Women's Day  D Magazine

International Women's Day is this Friday, March 8. But what does that mean exactly? Well, there's an official website with a hashtag (#BalanceforBetter), ...


Sean Spicer 'DWTS' Controversy: 'Grey's Anatomy' Boss Blasts ABC  TVLine

Add Krista Vernoff to the list of ABC employees unhappy with the network for climbing into bed with Sean Spicer. The Grey's Anatomy/Station 19 showrunner ...


This week in history: International Women's Day is born  WFAA.com

March 8 marks International Women's Day, a day to recognize the achievement of women and the struggle for equality. The first National Women's Day was ...


Weinswig's Weekly — August 23, 2019  Coresight Research

This week's note “From the Desk of Deborah Weinswig” looks at China's many shopping holidays – and how Western companies can tap into the opportunity.


Gap, Lyft, Barbie and Bud: Here's what brands are doing for International Women's Day  CNBC

International Women's Day is a chance for firms to highlight the gender equality work they're doing. This year many are pushing staff initiatives and charitable ...


5 Ways to Show Your Support on International Women's Day  Mental Floss

On March 8, we celebrate International Women's Day—a global holiday that honors the accomplishments of women throughout history and aims to promote ...


VITI: Celebrating International Women's Day provides important visibility for women's issues  University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

The value of International Women's Day is in the momentary spotlight it places on women's issues and women's voices.


Berlin Marks International Women's Day As A Public Holiday For The First Time  NPR

Residents of Berlin are off work after the region's government made March 8 a public holiday. International Women's Day goes back to German rights advocate ...


The Duchess of Sussex effect: how Reiss got its mojo back  The Telegraph

The British high street is experiencing a slump. It's been the case for a few years now, the impact of high rents and falling foot traffic as we Marie Kondo our ...


Presidential Message on International Women's Day, 2019  Whitehouse.gov

On International Women's Day, we honor women worldwide for their role in strengthening our communities, families, governments, and businesses.


How these companies are celebrating International Women's Day - Bizwomen  The Business Journals

International Women's Day is Friday, March 8. Here's how some companies and organizations are celebrating the event — and the surrounding month.


What to Celebrate—and Mourn—This International Women's Day  The Nation

Did you know that you're supposed to give women flowers on March 8, International Women's Day? Teleflora is on it. What a comedown for a holiday started by ...


16 Inspiring Trips To Celebrate International Women's Day  Forbes

With International Women's Day just around the corner, here are a handful of trips to put on your radar.


15 Empowering Quotes to Celebrate International Women's Day 2019  GoodHousekeeping.com

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8, and this year's theme is #BalanceForBetter, calling for a gender-balanced world. Celebrate this ...


International Women's Day 2019: How McDonald's, Budweiser and Old Navy marked the day  USA TODAY

Old Navy took to the sky to share its International Women's Day message. Lyft is celebrating Women's History Month with a deal.


International Women’s Day leads Miley Cyrus, Emma Watson, other celebrities to share words of empowerment  Fox News

In light of International Women's Day, some of the world's most-recognized names -- ranging from Emma Watson, to David Beckham, to Pope Francis -- have ...


'It's an act of defiance': the rise of all-female festival lineups  The Guardian

Major music festivals such as Reading and Leeds continue to feature mostly male artists, but a number of events are fighting back by removing men from the ...


Just Ask Us: Where did International Women's Day come from?  Madison.com

International Women's Day, recognized by the United Nations, was celebrated around the world Friday and has a history dating back more than a century.


Google Celebrates International Women’s Day 2019 With 13 Quotes and Doodles  Fortune

International Women's Day 2019 is upon us. To celebrate the women of the world and their accomplishments, Google is highlighting a group of particularly ...


International Women’s Day 2019 is TODAY, but how is it being celebrated?  The Sun

INTERNATIONAL Women's Day is TODAY (March 8), and people all over the world will be celebrating at events organised for the occasion. But what is the day, ...


Our Top Stories For International Women's Day 2019  Forward

The Forward's stories on Jewish women's issues - in honor of International Women's Day on March 8th.


Celebrate International Women's Day by Amplifying Women  ATD

What are you doing to celebrate International Women's Day (IWD)? IWD has been celebrated on March 8 for more than a century, with the first IWD gathering in ...


E! Transforms to SHE! in Celebration of International Women's Day, in Salute to 'Boss Women'  Newsweek

In celebration of International Women's Day on March 8, E! Network announced Friday it will transform into "SHE!" to salute "boss women." Starting off the ...


Happy International Women’s Day, From Mark Ruffalo  The Cut

In a video posted to Twitter, Mark Ruffalo wished a happy International Women's Day to women across the world. To which we say, thank YOU, Mark Ruffalo.


Gallery: National International Women's Day  WEAR

You go girls - it's International Women's Day! We want to see how you're rocking out on this awesome day. Send us your pictures or videos showcasing your ...


Watch: A Day in the Life of Women Around the World  ELLE.com

In honor of International Women's Day, ELLE.com asked women from 19 different countries to film one day in their lives.


Watch the Ladies of E! Celebrate International Women's Day!  E! NEWS

Giuliana Rancic, Kristin Cavallari, Busy Philipps and more female stars are crushing it.


Subtle Celebration Suggestions for International Women’s Day  The Cut

It's International Women's Day, which means that brands have brought out their stunty celebrations in full force. We rounded up some actionable ways to show ...


What to Watch on International Women's Day 2019  TVInsider

To celebrate International Women's Day 2019, which is Friday, March 8, some channels are airing special programming meant to honor women and their ...


International Working Women’s Day sharpens holiday’s political message  The Mercury News

Click here if you are having trouble viewing the slideshow on a mobile device. A day after celebrities and corporations — from Stephen Curry to Google to ...


International Women's Day 2019, in photos  PoliticalCritique.org

Women across the world were protesting on March 8 on International Women's Day, demanding life without fear, violence, exploitation and oppression, ...


24 Memes & Tweets To Share On International Women's Day 2019  Bustle

As we get closer and closer to 2019's International Women's Day, which falls on Friday, March 8, it's time to start thinking about how you're going to celebrate the ...


Stacey Dooley: Kevin Clifton gives rare insight into date night with girlfriend and family  Express

Stacey Dooley, 32, and Kevin Clifton, 36, have been keeping their relationship under wraps to enjoy privately, but the latter shared a rare picture of the couple on ...


International Women's Day: 12 Ways Women Around the World Can Celebrate. Sorta. | Opinion  Newsweek

Knock on a door long enough and eventually a man opens it and says, "What do you want?"


How Agencies Are Celebrating International Women's Day and Women's History Month  Adweek

Even in 2019, women are far too rare of finds in the advertising industry—even more so in C-suite level positions. To encourage the advancement of women in ...


This International Women's Day, Let's Commit To Allyship  Forbes

In the spirit of shifting International Women's Day to include the voice of more women of color, let's look deeply at how we create spaces where women of color ...


UN Experts: Iran Must Free Women Held Over Veil Protests  VOA News

A group of UN human rights experts on Friday called for the immediate release of three Iranian women given long jail terms for protesting laws compelling ...


15 Inspiring Quotes To Share On International Women's Day  Bustle

International Women's Day (IWD) falls on March 8 each year with a new agenda and an evolved inspiration. This year, #BalanceforBetter is the theme, which ...


How the world marked International Women's Day  The Local France

Protests, strikes and studies -- people around the globe took action to mark International Women's Day and to push for action to obtain equality.


Exhibition Celebrates the Contribution of Women for International Women’s Day  The Vintage News

A new exhibition in Florence is celebrating the contribution of women in Italian history, in a special event timed to coincide with International Women's Day.


Celebrate International Women's Day With These Beauty Deals  Refinery29

With a record number of women in Congress, women-owned businesses growing 2.5 times faster than the national average, and great minds like that of Melinda ...


The Best 2019 International Women's Day Merch: Our 10 Picks  Promo Marketing

Happy International Women's Day, everyone! To celebrate this special day, many brands are releasing International Women's Day merch that benefits a good ...


Fighting office sexism in Latin America  BBC News

'So many things need to change': How two women with 'big dreams' created a ranking system measuring gender equality in Latin America's companies.


For International Women’s Day, here are 7 of history’s greatest women-led protests  The Washington Post

International Women's Day has been around for more than a century, but it has picked up steam in recent years, thanks to its preeminent hashtagability.


Tell us: how are you marking International Women's Day 2019?  The Guardian

We'll be telling stories you contribute on 8 March – wherever you are in the world get in touch.


IWD quotes - inspiring sayings from International Women's Day  CNN

In honor of International Women's Day, we've rounded up a collection of inspiring quotes from powerful women.


Today Is International Women's Day. Here Are 5 Meaningful Ways to Show Your Appreciation  Inc.

Today is International Women's Day. Most people will celebrate by shouting out women they admire and respect. Others will give tokens of appreciation like ...


On International Women's Day, World Relief Celebrates 4 Million Women And Girls Served  Forbes

International Women's Day is an opportunity to celebrate and honor the achievements of women around the world. World Relief, a non-profit organization, has ...


Happy International Women's Day from Brands, Who Are Definitely Your Friends  Garage

Well, folks, It's International Women's Day once again, the occasion first organized by the 1910 International Socialist Woman's Conference and now honored by ...


The Best Celebrity Instagrams from International Women's Day 2019  HarpersBAZAAR.com

Take a look at how all of the celebrities, fashion designers, and influencers are celebrating International Women's Day 2019.


Major League Soccer coming to St. Louis  UPI News

Major League Soccer announced Tuesday it has awarded an expansion team to St. Louis.


19 International Women’s Day Collections That Celebrate Female Empowerment — Here's What to Buy  PEOPLE.com

Draper James, Old Navy, Gap, and many other brands launched capsule collections with T-shirts, totes, hoodies, and accessories to celebrate International ...


International Women's Day: 10 Cool DIY Gifts For Every Inspiring Woman In Your Life  Forbes

Ditch the flowers and clichéd coffee mugs and celebrate the occasion with these rad DIY gifts every woman will love.


How to Honor the Badass Women in Your Life on March 8th (and Beyond)  Bravo

International Women's Day is March 8, 2019, so here are four ways to make your girl squad feel extra appreciated, starting today. By Jen Glantz. International ...


How Fashion and Beauty Brands Are Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019  WWD

From panels on female empowerment to capsule collections that support girls, here is what fashion and beauty brands are doing to celebrate International ...


International Women's Day 2019: Cyclists, Teen Activists And Other Change-Makers : Goats and Soda  NPR

For International Women's Day, we're spotlighting women and movements that have made an impact around the globe.


10 Small, Easy Things You Can Do To Make A Difference On International Women's Day  Romper

Mark your calendars: International Women's Day (IWD) is coming up on Friday, March 8, and I can already feel the girl power building. It's a day to not only ...


Geocon accused of breaching consumer laws over Canberra apartment advertising  ABC News

Construction giant Geocon misled consumers while advertising apartments in Canberra's south, the ACT's Commissioner for Fair Trading will allege.


The Best Gifts for International Women's Day  Health.com

International Women's Day is March 8th, and we've rounded up the best girl power gifts to give your BFF. Plus, many of these items benefit women's charities.


International Women's Day 2019: 17 Women Share What Womanhood Means to Them  TeenVogue.com

Find out how these 17 women define womanhood in all its different forms in their own words on International Women's Day.


International Women's Day 2019: The sorry state of women in America's workplaces  CBS News

Women's progress has stalled by many measures, even as boosting equal pay could boost global growth by $28 trillion.


International Women's Day: Pushing for Parity in Power  Council on Foreign Relations

International Women's Day affords an opportunity to reflect on the victories and ongoing struggles faced by women around the world. This year, there is much to ...


Six Female-Driven Celebrity Collaborations to Support on International Women’s Day  Variety

From Kristen Bell to Serena Williams, these celeb-driven collaborations celebrate the power of women speaking up and standing out.


McDonald's is flipping its iconic arches upside down again for International Women's Day  Business Insider

McDonald's is flipping its golden arches again to celebrate International Women's Day.


How a socialist celebration of women became Americanized  The Ohio State University News

On March 8, some Americans will send greeting cards to the important women in their lives to celebrate “International Women's Day.” Little do most of them know ...


International Women's Day is March 8  Portsmouth Daily Times

Right now is a great and important time in history to do everything possible to help forge a more gender-balanced world. Women have come a long way,


20 Quotes From Women For International Women's Day That'll Inspire You  Elite Daily

Being a woman is truly an amazing thing, and I think we can all agree that we're ready to let that be heard on International Women's Day. If you've somehow ...


Special: International Women's Day 2019  KMUW

International Women's Day is Friday, March 8, and KMUW is celebrating with five hours of music. Join Global Village, Strange Currency and Crossroads from 7.


Happy International Women's Day: Let's Celebrate the Women of Bushwick  bushwickdaily.com

International Women's Day is held annually on March 8 to celebrate women's rights and gender equality across the world. Bushwick boasts of many strong ...


PrettyLittleThing's International Women's Day Campaign #everyBODYinPLT Is So On Point  Bustle

It is International Women's Day on March 8. Whilst shouting the praises of the amazing women around you is appropriate all year round, I am so here for all of ...


International Women's Day: What's left for feminists to fight?  BBC News

Gemma Abbott of Free Periods, Sam Smethers of the Fawcett Society, and writer and activist Nimco Ali on their campaigns.


Local businesses, leaders honor International Women's Day  KOMO News

All around the world people are celebrating International Women's Day. In countries like Spain, El Salvador and Kenya that meant thousands of people hitting ...


International Women's Day Hits Close to Home in Denver March 8  Westword

March 8 is International Women's Day, which makes Friday an ideal time to stop by the Center for Colorado Women's History, which opened last March in the ...


International Women’s Day Has Its Roots In Socialist Feminism  Rolling Stone

Who we are as individuals fuels our collective success. In honor of #IWD2019, we're sharing the many perspectives at American Express that create a dynamic, ...


International Women’s Day highlights long road to go | Off the Record  Oroville Mercury Register

March 8 was designated as the date to celebrate International Women's Day during the International Conference of Working Women in 1910 by Clara Zetkin of ...


Discover Gallup's Insights on International Women's Day 2019 | Gallup.com  Gallup

Uncover Gallup World Poll data from 142 countries and territories on whether women are treated with respect and dignity.


'From bloody revolution to corporate breakfasts': International Women's Day in the press - In the press  FRANCE 24

IN THE PAPERS - Friday, March 8: From Beirut to Berlin to Burkina Faso, papers mark International Women's Day with calls for equality. The brother of a ...


Help Me Spend My International Women's Day Allowance  TheStranger.com

How should I spend my International Women's Day winnings?


Flower Deals For International Women's Day  Forbes

For International Women's Day this year, celebrate the inspiring women in your life by sending them a beautiful arrangement of flowers--it's the least we could ...


Pregnant Duchess Meghan feels 'embryonic kicking of feminism' on International Women's Day  USA TODAY

Is it "political" to declare yourself a proud feminist if you're a British royal? On Friday, the pregnant Duchess Meghan got to let her feminist flag fly at a King's ...


Women Are Working Towards Equality on International Women's Day  Human Rights Campaign

HRC marks International Women's Day by honoring, celebrating and uplifting the voices of women advocating for LGBTQ and gender equality globally.


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