How to celebrate International Women’s Day in Calgary

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The Women’s Centre of Calgary marks International Women’s Day (Monday, March 8) with an online event “featuring interviews with women leaders, trivia, online mix and mingle and more.” Online, womenscentrecalgary.org.

The Empowerography Conference goes all out with a five-panel, eight-hour event featuring speakers and influencers talking on topics like “How to be a badass female entrepreneur” and “How to kick out self hate and invite in self love.” Online, empowerographypodcast.square.site.

Women & Wealth continues its mandate of empowering, inspiring and supporting women with annual events. This year’s edition features host Carrie Doll and speakers influencer Sarah Nicole Landry; Chau Lui, co-owner of Paris Jewellers; and Paulette Senior, CEO and president of the Canadian Women’s Foundation; plus add-ons including a three-course dinner, charcuterie board and prosecco. Online, wwgala.com.

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

Artists Nancy Boyd, Isla Burns, Camrose Ducote, Jennifer Hornyak and Joice M Hall are among the all-female roster for the Wallace Galleries’ International Women’s Day group exhibition titled #CHOOSETOCHALLENGE. Attendance to the opening reception on Saturday, March 6 is by appointment; the exhibition runs until March 24. At Wallace Galleries, wallacegalleries.com.

Mount Royal University keeps it digital with a celebration featuring videos and podcasts going live on the university website on International Women’s Day. Speakers include Kylie Woods, the founder of Chic Geek; Kendra Kincade, the CEO of Elevate Aviation, and a couple of TransAlta executive VPs in Jane N. Fedoretz and Kelly O’Reilly Wilks. Online, mtroyal.ca.

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

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