International Women’s Day Events in the Detroit/Univ. of Michigan Area

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Published: Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

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International Women’s Day provides an opportunity for communities to come together. It is an important occasion to celebrate the achievements and gains made by women.

AIWA and nine other organizations (including the NAPAWF UMich chapter!) from the Metro Detroit area are collaborating to provide a great opportunity for women to network and celebrate International Women’s Day.

The celebration will feature Kayhan Irani from New York City as the keynote speaker, a Cultural Fashion Show, and Award Presentation to honor and celebrate local women’s achievements and their continued contributions they make in their community.

At: Philippine American Community Center of Michigan (17356 Northland Park Court, Southfield, Michigan, 48075) Call 248-443-7037 or Arcie at 586-954-9711.
On: Saturday, March 21st, 2009
Time: 10:00 am to 2:30 pm including lunch

Keynote Speaker: In 2007, “artivist” Kayhan Irani was awarded a Certificate of Recognition by Mayor Bloomberg, as part of Immigrant History Week. Come experience pieces from her one-woman show entitled “We’ve Come Undone,” which highlights the lives of immigrant women post-9/11. Kayhan seeks to activate audiences and transform society through her art.

Limited Seats! Register by March 14th. Tickets are $10.

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