March 8, 2018 is International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day is not country, group or organization specific. The day belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. So together, let’s all be tenacious in accelerating gender parity. This year’s theme is #PressForProgress and Dresscode is excited to be part of the day. Throughout the day and month Dresscode will be participating in a number of events to celebrate.
Dresscode International Women’s Day Events:
Join Dresscode at 1871 Chicago from 10:30 am – 2:00 pm for the for 1871’s International Women’s Day Maker Fair. Stop by and see our products, learn more about Dresscode, meet our team and other great Chicago female founders and makers. From art to home goods to jewelry and more, you’re bound to find something you’ll love. Food will also be available from a number woman-owned food vendors from Chicago as part of 1871’s ChiBuys program.
There are a number of other great events going on at 1871 Chicago all day to celebrate the day, everything is Free!
All month long (March 2018) Dresscode has partnered with Women Who Code Dallas/Fort Worth. $5.00 from every Dresscode order will be donated to Women Who Code Dallas/Fort Worth when using promo code WWCodeDFW. The code also gives you FREE shipping on all orders. Visit the Dresscode coding bracelet shop now and learn to code with fashion.
Other ways to get involved with international women’s day 2018:
IWD is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women’s Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first March 8 IWD gathering supported by over a million people in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland. IWD belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. IWD is not country, group or organization specific. Make IWD your day – everyday!
1871 is a non-profit digital startup incubator located in Chicago, Illinois that was recently named #1 in the World in Global Study of Business Incubators by UBI Global . The organization was founded in 2012 and is the flagship project of The Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center (CEC), a non-profit organization that supports entrepreneurs on their path to building high-growth, sustainable businesses. It hosts over 400 early-stage companies as well as nationally recognized accelerators, industry-specific incubators, and tech talent schools.
SheSays is a global, award-winning organization that wants to help women succeed. SheSays runs a free mentorship program and events for women (and men!) in creative and marketing fields. The Chicago chapter is led by Jen Lemerand and Beckie O’Connor, along with team leads Brittany Campbell, Kimberly Campbell, Justine Figueroa, Julie Goldsberry, Anna Olsztynska, Lidia Racoma, Jeannine Ringland Zwirn and Jackie White.
About Women Who Code – Dallas/Fort Worth
Women Who Code is a non profit with a set of programs for engineers focused on building careers we want.
Local Networks around the world host technical, career, educational, and networking events, and free tickets and scholarship opportunities are made available to members through the weekly CODE Review Newsletter, which also features professional success stories from women in the industry.
Lets celebrate together!!!