Durham Region’s International Women’s Day Committee is hosting a free in person event on March 7, 2023 that will celebrate the achievements of women in the community. This years theme is Radical Restructuring: Empowering Women for Tomorrow.

Durham Region is committed to supporting a gender equal world, free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. This in person event celebrates the achievements of women and the contributions they continue to make to the region. It aims to raise awareness against bias and empowers us to take action to create a gender equal world.

Attendees will hear from keynote speaker, Paulette Senior, CEO of the Canadian Women’s Foundation, engage in a panel discussion with empowered, inspirational women, explore a women in business trade show and enjoy a networking lunch. The event takes place Tuesday, March 7, from noon to 4 p.m. at Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex, O’Brien Arena, 1867 Valley Farm Road, Pickering.

Register by March 3, 2023 for this free event.

This event is organized by:

  • The Regional Municipality of Durham
  • Town of Ajax
  • Township of Brock
  • Municipality of Clarington
  • City of Oshawa
  • City of Pickering
  • Township of Scugog
  • Township of Uxbridge
  • Town of Whitby
  • Canadian Council of Muslim Women, Durham Chapter
  • Durham Family & Cultural Centre
  • Tamil Cultural and Academic Society of Durham
  • Womens Multicultural Resource and Counselling Centre of Durham
  • Womxn of Colour Durham Collective
  • The Violence Prevention Coordinating Council of Durham
  • YWCA Durham


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