We invite you to join us and the rest of the world in celebrating and honoring the women and girls of the planet and to use this day to commit ourselves to ensuring the rights of women of all ages so they can lead secure, creative, healthy, and free lives.
Saturday, March 18, 2017
King Street Center
87 King Street
A community lunch will be provided.
This year the program features presentations by young women:
- Young Writers Project
- Muslim Girls Making Change
- Nepali Dancers
Each year we honor three women who have distinguished themselves through their work with women and girls in the community. This year’s honorees are:
- Armina Medic – Victim’s Advocate with the Chittenden Unit Special Investigations
- Aftaba Mezetovic – Advocate for Bosnian and other minorities in the areas of housing, jobs and education
- Wanda Hines – Joint Urban Ministry Project (JUMP)
We invite you to come meet and converse with the diverse women of our community, taste international treats, and hear about three community members being honored for their work.
Sponsored by: The Caroline Fund, The Laura Kate Winterbottom Memorial Fund, Zonta Club of Burlington, and The Peace & Justice Center.
This event is FREE and all are welcome to attend.