Bold women tell stories of global struggles for equal rights
– Join Be Bold at Benaroya Hall on March 6 from 5:30pm to 8pm
SEATTLE – For their 4th annual event, Be Bold Seattle is hosting an evening where women leaders will share their stories of being bold to mark the 108th International Women’s Day (IWD). IWD is an annual celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. The Be Bold event will be held at Benaroya Hall on March 6, appetizers and beverages will be served at the welcome reception from 5-6pm and the program will be held from 6-8:30pm.
Adventurer Melissa Arnot Reid and CEO of genneve Jill Angelo are just two of the six accomplished speakers that will be sharing their journey of how they push for a more equal world. From becoming a Sheriff of King County to graduating college as a child of Vietnamese immigrants, these women all have unique stories and backgrounds. Along with the six speakers, there will be entertainment provided by musician Scarlet Parke and poet Aditi Ajoy. Full length descriptions of the panel can be found online:
Melissa Arnot Reid, Athlete and Adventurer
Mavis Chi, Accountant, MoxiWorks
Brenda Leaks, Head of Seattle Girls School
Jill Angelo, CEO and Founder, Genneve
Mitzi Johanknecht, Sheriff King County
Lisa Shannon, Activist & Entrepreneur
General Admission tickets for this event are $41.50 plus fees and can be found at the Benaroya Hall website. To sponsor a seat for women and girls who can’t afford a seat themselves, tickets are $75.
About Be Bold: Be Bold for Change was formed to meet the increasing demand for women in the Seattle area to recognize and celebrate International Women’s Day in Seattle. The organization aims to build an intersectional community of women and their allies, who share the same philosophy to inspire, empower and support each other to take bold pragmatic action to accelerate gender parity across core pillars: health, safety, education, and wages. Together we can help embolden all women to advance and unleash their limitless potential to fulfill their dreams.
– via https://kuow.org/stories/bold-women-tell-stories-global-struggles-equal-rights/