Be Bold For Change ~ Celebrating International Women’s Day
Feb 25, 2017 09:07PM
Lancaster’s largest celebration for International Women’s Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., March 8, in Jones Dining Hall at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, in Lancaster. The complimentary event includes speakers, films, vendors and activities. Breakout sessions will address the social, economic, political and cultural impact that women have in the local community and around the world. Registration is not required, and participants are invited to come and go as they please.
To commence the celebration, Dr. Amanda Kemp will provide the keynote address, Put Down the Master's Tools: Building Multiracial Women's Movements. Kemp graduated from Stanford University and earned a PhD from Northwestern University. She has taught at the university level for over a decade and served as a Pennsylvania Commonwealth Lecturer. The founder of Theatre for Transformation, Kemp has reached over 25,000 people in her artistic and academic residencies at schools, colleges and faith gatherings.
Food will be available for purchase from 12 to 6 p.m., and the marketplace will be open from 12 to 5:30 p.m. Ongoing interactive exhibits will be set up throughout day in the auditorium on the second floor of the Mellor Building (Clock Building).