International Women's Day Celebration
Name: International Women's Day Celebration
Date: March 8, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:15 PM MST
Website: Tickets for Sale Online
Celebrating the Contributions & Achievements of Women in Golden and throughout Jefferson County! International Women's Day Sponsored by The City of Golden 9 am - 11 am: Pre-event mini seminars included with price of Luncheon ticket. 11 am - 11:30 am: Networking & Business Showcase. 11:30 am: Luncheon Event: * Keynote speaker: Brynn Watson, Lockheed Martin aerospace engineer * Dignitaries including Golden Mayor Marjorie Sloan * Girls in STEM award winners * "Innovator Woman of the Year" award * "Volunteer Woman of the Year" award * A delicious lunch * Door Prizes * Live Entertainment International Women?s Day got its start at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe as part of the labor movement. The day was first marked 109 years ago, and today hundreds of communities around the globe celebrate the many contributions and achievements of women everywhere, while noting improvements that are needed to improve life for women, children and men worldwide. This year, in keeping with the objective of the United Nations for gender parity in all careers, we are focusing on the future of women in STEM ? Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. We are proud to be working with the Golden Library and DECTech at the Colorado School of Mines to recognize young women (grades 5 - 8) with the "Girls in STEM" awards at our luncheon event. Special thanks to our corporate tables: FirstBank, Xcel Energy, McKinstry, Lifestyle Realty & Consulting, and Your Corner Consulting, Many thanks to our community supporters: The Golden Chamber of Commerce, The West Chamber, the Jefferson County Public Library, Colorado School of Mines? DECTech, the Jefferson County Library Foundation, the Jefferson County Business Resource Center, the JeffCo Innovators? Workshop and IX Power Clean Water.