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Women will rock Friday at the four-day Utah Arts Festival  Salt Lake Tribune

Young musicians from the Rock n' Roll Camp for Girls will open the day. The Fear No Film festival will feature short movies by women, telling women's stories.


Should women’s soccer players be paid as much as men? Trump: ‘We’ll talk about that later.’  The Washington Post

The tipping point may have been the sixth goal. Or the seventh. Or the 13th, which turned out to be the last goal scored in the U.S. women's national team's ...


Women In Tech: 3 Simple But Effective Tactics On How Companies Can Bridge The Gap  Forbes

Companies committed to bridging the gap of women in tech will benefit in all areas of business from profit to performance by implementing these 3 strategies.


World Cup 2019: The US women’s national team and soccer girl aesthetic  Vox.com

The women's World Cup means all eyes are on the players right now, but their aesthetic has been enviable for a long time.


Why Swiss women are back on strike today  swissinfo.ch

On June 14, 1991, half a million women in Switzerland joined the first women's strike. Nearly 30 years later, they're mobilising again.


Duchess Meghan, Taylor Swift and More Female Stars’ Most Empowering Quotes About Feminism  Us Weekly

Duchess Meghan, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and more female stars' most empowering quotes about feminism — get the details.


The most senior military women across NATO nations  Airforce Technology

With the recent promotion of the UK Royal Air Force's Sue Gray to three-star General, we look at some of the most senior military women within NATO nations.


Let's Talk About Alex Morgan, Goal-Scoring Powerhouse of U.S. Women's Soccer  Self

Here's what to know about Alex Morgan after her record-setting goals in the U.S. Women's National Team's first game of the 2019 FIFA Women's Soccer World ...


The USWNT’s equal pay lawsuit is a fight for all of women’s sports  SB Nation

It shouldn't take unequaled greatness for women to get equal pay.


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.


U.S. women's soccer team is killing it at the World Cup  Mashable

Despite winning 13-0 in their first FIFA World Cup match, the U.S. women's soccer team is still paid less than the men's team, which didn't even qualify.


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.


Climb Kilimanjaro and Celebrate International Women's Day in 2020 on Women-Only Expedition  PR Web

Tanzania (PRWEB) May 27, 2019 -- Adventure tourism has continued to increase dramatically in the past several years and with it so have the number of ...


Ivanka Trump Tweets Out A Happy Father’s Day To Her Dad & Twitter Strikes Back  The Inquisitr News

Ivanka Trump took to Twitter to share a message honoring her dad for Father's Day, and it received a wide range of responses. The post did get thousands of ...


Berkeley's Alex Morgan the standard bearer for women as World Cup opens  UC Berkeley

Alex Morgan, who started her legendary career at Berkeley, is leading Team USA into the World Cup while at the same time pushing for gender equity in the ...


Courageous congressional pioneer Jeannette Rankin would be 139 today  MinnPost

Happy Birthday Jeannette Rankin, the first woman ever elected to the U.S. Congress. If she were still alive, Rankin would be 139. If you don't recognize her ...


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.


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 ...


Your Ultimate Guide to Team USA as the 2019 Women's World Cup Gets Underway  TIME

The 2019 Women's World Cup kicks off on June 7, and expectations are high for Team USA. Here's your ultimate guide to the American squad.


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 ...


500 women artisans showcase crafts at Women's Expo  FBC News

A total of 500 women artisans from all four divisions across Fiji gathered at Laucala Bay, Suva today for the fifth National Women's Expo. Opening the three-day ...


Meghan Markle Bombshell Revealed After Trooping The Color Video Surfaces  International Business Times

As a video of what appears to be Prince Harry scolding wife Meghan Markle at this year's Trooping the Color event makes the rounds, something the Duchess ...


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

Here are the women being honored by Google Doodle for International Women's Day 2019.


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 ...


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.


Alex Morgan was missing from the US vs. Chile match for a very good reason  Stylist Magazine

Alex Morgan, co-captain of the US women's team at the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup, didn't appear in the USNWT's second World Cup match against Chile for ...


This Woman Is Running To Save The Love Of Her Life  BuzzFeed News

Zheng Churan's husband disappeared four years after she was arrested for protesting sexual harassment on public transportation.


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 ...


Possibly the only known recording of artist Frida Kahlo’s voice found, Mexican Sound Library says  fox5sandiego.com

The National Sound Library of Mexico has found what it says could be the first known voice recording of artist Frida Kahlo.


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.


Meghan Markle’s bold statement before royalty - ‘Never wanted to be a woman that lunches'  Express

MEGHAN MARKLE once made a bold statement in her now-defunct blog in the years before she met Prince Harry.


Looks Like Baby Phat Is Coming Back... at Forever 21?  VICE

The bedazzled cat is back: Forever 21 has been tweeting hints at a new collaboration with Baby Phat.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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

Follow all the news and developments as people mark International Women's Day around the world.


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

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


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

Flowers and cards are placed on the ground in tribute to women killed by their partners, marking International Women's Day in Bucharest, Romania, on March 8, ...


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.


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.


Cult Wellness: How Brands Like Glossier and Thinx Find New Believers  Healthline

We have come to talk about these companies not simply as potential moneymakers, but as a reflection of the zeitgeist — or even potential agents for change.


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 ...


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.


Disney World has a full day of feminist festivities planned for International Women's Day  USA TODAY

Walt Disney World in Florida is gearing up to celebrate International Women's Day on Friday, honoring many of its most beloved characters.


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 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.


10 Inspiring Quotes From Female Leaders On International Women's Day  Forbes

On International Women's Day, ten female leaders share how they've cultivated the confidence to chart their own paths.


Williams Lake principal honoured with Governor General's Medal  Williams Lake Tribune

Shirley Giroux graduated from UNBC with her PhD in Health Sciences.


DoTr agencies distribute treats on Father's Day  The Manila Times

AS the whole country celebrated Father's Day on Sunday, the various agencies under the Department of Transportation (DoTr) gave away a limited number of ...


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 ...


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.


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.


How 18 Hollywood-Loved Brands Celebrate International Women's Day  Hollywood Reporter

Labels including L'Occitane, Violet Grey, Lafayette 148, Mignonne Gavigan, AMO denim, Old Navy, Kayu, The Better Skin Co., Yensa beauty and STATE Bags ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


Celebrate International Women's Day with our stories of inspirational Wisconsin women  Herald Times Reporter

Today is International Women's Day, and we here at USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin want to help inspire you with our collection of stories of women across ...


In Russia, International Women's Day means something totally different  ABC News

In the United States and many other countries, International Women's Day is seen as a chance to demand equal rights and justice, but in Russia, it has taken on ...


Serena Williams on International Women’s Day: ‘We Must Band Together to Fight for What’s Fair'  Fortune

Tennis icon and SurveyMonkey board member Serena Williams writes about her priorities on International Women's Day.


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.


Marking International Women's Day in Western New York  WKBW-TV

ERIE COUNTY, N.Y. (WKBW) — Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz joined Executive Director of the Erie County Commission on the Status of Women ...


The USWNT and the Fight for Equal Pay  The Ringer

Twenty years after Brandi Chastain and the '99 squad lifted the World Cup trophy, the women's team has grown more famous and successful than their male ...


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.


AHRC celebrates International Women's Day, delegation will participate in United Nations women event  Dearborn Press and Guide

The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) joins the global community in observing and celebrating the International Women's Day that is globally ...


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?”


10 Ways To Celebrate International Women's Day  DCist

Drink beers from women-owned breweries, learn from female business owners around town, and more as the District celebrates International Women's Day on ...


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 ...


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, ...


20 International Women's Day 2019 Instagram Captions To Post In Honor Of The Holiday  Bustle

Every year on March 8, communities and organizations join together to to recognize International Women's Day — a celebration of all the amazing women ...


Afterpay brings payment installments to Levi's, Ray-Ban  Retail Dive

Last week, Afterpay, a digital payment platform which offers interest-free payment plans for online and in-store purchases, announced its partnership with ...


19 Inspiring Women in AI, Big Data, Data Science, Machine Learning  The Predictive Analytics Times

n honor of International Women's Day on March 8, we bring you the profiles of 19 inspiring women in AI, Big Data, Data Science, and Machine Learning.


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), ...


Celebrating International Women's Day in Iowa City  Iowa City Press Citizen

Friday, March 8, is International Women's Day (IWD), an observance started in 1911 to advance women's full participation in society. It is a global day to ...


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 ...


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, ...


Eritrean weddings in south Tel Aviv bolster the community, spur commerce  The Times of Israel

Lively celebrations can be seen each week, moving business to local bridal salons and music bands geared toward the asylum seekers -- and driving some ...


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 ...


International Women's Day Sparks Demonstrations, Celebrations Across Globe  NBC 7 San Diego

Rallies, marches and celebrations are held on March 8, 2019 to mark International Women's Day. This year, women demonstrated under the theme ...


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 ...


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

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


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 ...


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.


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,


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 ...


13 Dr. Pimple Popper Videos That Are Deeply Satisfying  Glamour

Don't ask me why, but watching Dr. Pimple Popper videos is deeply satisfying. Here are 13 ones to check out if you are feeling stressed out.


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 ...


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 ...


International Women's Day in Ethiopia | UNAIDS  UNAIDS

The UNAIDS Executive Director, Michel Sidibé, celebrated International Women's Day in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at an event organized by the Ministry for ...


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 ...


Go Purple for International Women's Day With This Celeb Outfit Inspo  Entertainment Tonight

Girl power is in full force, and we are very here for it. This year, International Women's Day is being celebrated on Friday, and while there is a myriad of ways to ...


The Best Disney and Nickelodeon Pop Stars, Ranked  Vulture

Vulture revisits its power ranking of Disney and Nickelodeon stars who have graduated from children's TV to varying shades of pop stardom.


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 ...


Our Top Stories For International Women's Day 2019  Forward

In honor of International Women's Day, we here at the Forward are taking a moment to look back at the reporting and commentary on Jewish women's issues ...


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 ...


British Countess Meets Syrian Refugees in First-ever Royal Family Trip to Lebanon  Newsweek

Countess Sophie of Wessex met female refugees in Lebanon Wednesday during the first official trip to the country by a member of the British royal family.


Apple honors female coders and creators for International Women's Day  Apple Newsroom

Apple is celebrating International Women's Day throughout March by expanding learning opportunities for young women and highlighting female creators.


Feminist protest penalties in Madrid  Euro Weekly News

ACTIVISTS in Madrid have called on the government's representative in the region to resign after three feminist protesters were fined over International.


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 ...


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 ...


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