It’s time to grab your girlfriends and head out to Inspiring Women Among Us (IWAU) a week long event aimed at empowering the lovely women in our community!
Starting on November 14th and running until the 21st you’ll be able to participate in various events that strive to build women up!
This year’s theme is Women, Leadership and Power and while the events do target women, all genders are welcome!
Expect art events, workshops, inspirational speakers and much more all week long!
Events will be free and some will be by donation, make sure you come check it out!
List of Events:
November 14: Opening ceremony at 10am; UNBC Wintergarden Marissa Janae Johnson’s Keynote: Thinking Outside The Box: Revolution By Any Means Necessary at 12 noon.
November 15: Creativity night with Si Transken @ UNBC’s Rotunda Gallery
November 16: Georgina Lloyd, a Senior Director for Indigenous and Northern Affairs with the Government of Canada Presenting on “Consultation and Leadership” @ UNBC 12:00 -1:30pm
November 17: Feminist Children’s Storytime @ Books and Co. 10:00 – 11:00am
Inspiration through Making @ the Two Rivers Gallery 1:00 – 4:00pm
“Femme Fetale” fundraiser 9:00pm till late at Nancy O’s
November 18: Creativity Cabaret @ the Omineca Art Space 1:00 – 3:00pm
November 19: Mentoring in the Academy Panel @ UNBC 9:30 – 11:00am
Dr. Alexis Mootoo – Workshop: The Body RealPolitik: The Intersection of Gender and Difference in Higher Education @ UNBC 2:00 – 3:30pm
Small Business Speed Networking @ Hub Space 6:00 – 8:00pm
5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche. A dramatic reading co-produced by Pocket Theatre, Cinema CNC, and IWAU. 7:30pm. Cinema CNC’s room 1-306, CNC.
November 21: IWAU Comes to a close by acknowledging Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women at 11:00am at UNBC Winter Garden