United Nations observance of International Women’s Day 2019

Please join us for the United Nations observance of International Women’s Day (#WomensDay): Think equal, build smart, innovate for change! 8 March 2019, UN Headquarters.
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Event type: Special days or anniversaries

Start date: 8 March 2019 | Start time: 10:00 UTC-05:00
End date: 8 March 2019 | End time: 12:30 UTC-05:00

Location: ECOSOC Chamber, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY, 10017, USA

Event description

International Women's Day 2019: Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change

Please join us for the United Nations observance of International Women’s Day (#WomensDay): Think equal, build smart, innovate for change!

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Speakers include:

  • H.E. António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • H.E. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the General Assembly
  • H.E. Geraldine Byrne Nason, Chair of the 63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women
  • Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director, UN Women
  • Ms. Venus Ilagan, Secretary-General, Rehabilitation International
  • Ms. Ellen Ochoa, Veteran Astronaut and Former Director, the Johnson Space Center
  • Ms. Lorraine Twohill, Chief Marketing Officer, Google
  • Ms. Elizabeth Hausler, Founder and CEO of Build Change
  • Ms. Kiara Nirghin, Student, Scientist and Innovator

The event will also feature musical performances by Ms. Drew Olivia Tillman, Ms. Indira Mahajan, Mr. Everett Suttle, and Broadway singers.

Please wear blue in the spirit of creativity and innovation.

Tune in to watch the webcast live on webtv.un.org/live and www.unwomen.org.

Note: RSVP does not guarantee a ticket. Successful ticket requests will be confirmed by 28 February 2019.

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Sponsored by: UN Women Headquarters