Event Details

Breaking barriers without asking permission.

Celebrate the social, cultural and political achievements of women during our International Women’s Day event. And, get the chance to join the discussion about overcoming the hurdles women face today.

On Tuesday, March 8 at 10 a.m. EST, we’ll kick off the celebration with the welcoming remarks followed by a virtual marketplace where you can discover local women-owned businesses!

Plus, make sure to tune in at 8 p.m. EST for our Speaker Session featuring Ziwe, who will be sharing her wisdom about breaking the bias and breaking through barriers with our guest host Britta Badour.

Event schedule:

  • 10 a.m. welcoming remarks

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. virtual marketplace opens

  • 8 p.m. speaker session with guest Ziwe and host Britta Badour followed by a student Q&A

  • Pop in throughout the day! The more you interact, the greater your chances are to win some awesome prizes and—get to know your local vendors—all for free!

    Every interaction at the event will earn you points towards winning $100 gift certificates to the local women-owned business vendors at the event. Attend the speaker session, chat with vendors and post on the virtual photo wall to earn more chances to win. Verified winners will be contacted via email by Friday, March 11th.

    When is it?

    The International Women’s Day event is on Tuesday, March 8. The virtual marketplace will take place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. with the speaker session taking place at 8 p.m. EST .

    What’s in it for me?

  • Free event admission

  • A chance to win $100 gift certificates to the awesome local women-own businesses

  • An opportunity to connect with students and ask your questions during the student Q&A session

  • Where is it?

    This event will be hosted on Pheedloop and participants will receive a reminder/event link to attend.

    How do I sign up?

    Click the button to get tickets and register for the event on Pheedloop. Registered student will receive a link to participate on Pheedloop on the day of the event. Please note this event is for Humber and University of Guelph-Humber students only.

    We can't wait to see you there!