By: SE Uplift Staff
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we want to highlight some amazing events happening in Portland to honor women in different ways.
2019 Dress for Success Clothing Drive
Throughout March – In honor of Women’s History Month 2019, donate gently used professional women’s clothing of all sizes, plus sizes encouraged. Highest needs include unused cosmetics and toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, face wash, face lotion, mascara, and general makeup i.e., eyeliner, lipstick, foundation). Donations will be accepted throughout the month of March. Click here for more info.
Women in Tech Happy Hour Events
March 19th – A lot of people talk about the Importance of diversity in the technology Industry, but does diversity even matter if there are not meaningful efforts to achieve inclusion? The conversation starter to keep the networking flowing will be “What is the Difference Between Diversity and Inclusion?” Click here for more info.
International Women’s Day @ Nike: Senior Leadership in Tech (Women Who Code)
March 7th – A fun evening including a panel discussion on senior leadership in tech, networking, and food + drinks. Senior leaders at Nike will discuss their journeys into leadership and the steps they have taken to build their successful careers in management. Click here for more info.
International Women’s Day Brunch w/ Dress for Success
March 8th – Supporting Charity: Dress for Success – A nonprofit that empowers women to achieve economic independence. Click here for more info.
Our Bold Voices Presents Nevertheless She Persisted
Boss Lady – International Women’s Day Event
March 8th – The Portland Ad Federation and SQ1 are hosting a networking and panelist event. From crashing through glass ceilings, being a badass entrepreneur or shrugging off imposter syndrome our panelists will share their perspectives and experiences that led them to be IRL Boss Ladies. Click here for more info.
International Women’s Conference @ MET
March 9th – International Women’s Conference with 2019’s theme: Think equal, build smart and innovate for change. This conference will be aimed at empowering and uplifting our girls and women, socially, emotionally, and holistically. Click here for more info.
Cine-Lit 9: Mujer y Género (Women and Gender) Conference
March 9th-11th – Celebrating female filmmakers and their work. Click here for more info.
Women in Business Showcase
March 11th – Sharing the stories of C-level female professionals and how they rose to the top. What are their personal stories? How can we learn from their journey? Click here for more info.
HERSTORY: Women’s voices across generations
March 12th – To celebrate International Women’s Day and women making “HERSTORY” in our own community, Ladies’ Night PDX and AKQA Portland are excited to announce a first-of-its-kind panel featuring a few of Portland’s boldest and brightest talents who prove age doesn’t define us—we do. Click here for more info.
Women’s Illumination Circle – Awakening to Light
March 16th – Back by popular demand, in this lovingly created sacred space you will receive interactive community connection with incredible women, a chakra/energy- balancing yoga asana practice, guided meditation, breath work, space to explore and tools for your unique empowerment & healing journey. Click here for more info.
Balancing Women’s Well-Being
March 16th – 14 healthcare practitioners will be providing free demos and samples to balance women’s health. Click here for more info.
Large Size Women’/Femme Clothing Swap
March 24th – Please bring clothes in good condition (no rips or stains) and accessories such as jewelry, shoes, hats, belts, purses. Please bring extra bags to help haul out the left overs. Please offer to volunteer to help clean up! Click here for more info.