International Women's Festival Pacific Northwest 2018

Arts and Entertainment

March 9, 2018

From: International Women's Festival Pacific Northwest

Women’s Festival Northwest is an official program and special event of the National Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation (NWCAVE).

Schedule of Events

March 9, 2018

Doors open at 5:45pm – Clark College Foster Auditorium
Reception Catered by Vida Flare and Costco Program 7-9pm

Welcome: Michelle Bart, NWCAVE and Emcee Ruth Brennan Launch of WA Says No More by WSU Vancouver Film Screening – The Hunting Ground by CNN Films and Radius Keynote Speaker – Brenda Tracy, No More Ambassador and Survivor

March 10, 2018

Doors open at 7:30am - Clark College Gaiser Hall

8am : Breakfast, Check-in, Exhibitors, Resources and Networking!

9am : Opening Ceremonies
- Presentation of Colors - Battleground High School
- Becky Archibald - Tribal Prayer
- Festival Welcome - Michelle Bart, NWCAVE President
- Festival Emcee: Natalie Brand from KING5 Seattle
- City Welcome: Mayor Anne McEnerny-Ogle
- Brecia Kralovic-Logan, History of Women's Festival
Pebble Rebel Nominees Tammy Leibfarth, Aria Leighty and June Vining

10am : Keynote Speakers: Megan Hamilton Dr. Carol Parker Walsh

10:30am : Break / Music / Exhibits

Breakout Sessions (choose one or visit the exhibitors)

10:45am - Workshops: choice of one (30 minutes)
Creating CommUNITY Support for Women of Color -Anjela Ford-Glueckert
Building Bridges, Not Walls: A Latina Perspective - Dr. Gloria Grubbs and Carmen McKibben
Self Defense Essentials Workshop - Jesse Conleyfrom Stone Tiger Martial Arts

11:30 - Workshops: choice of one (30 minutes)
Creating CommUNITY Support for Women of Color -Anjela Ford-Glueckert
Building Bridges, Not Walls: A Latina Perspective - Dr. Gloria Grubbs and Carmen McKibben
Intro to Burlesque Dancing: How Self-Express Builds Self-Esteem - Mitzy Danae

March 10, 2018 - Clark College Gaiser Hall

12pm : Lunch provided by Simply Thyme Catering

12:45pm : Pebble Rebel Nominees: Rene Steelman and Dawn Hartwell

1:00pm : Keynote Speaker: Kelly McNellis, Women for One

1:30pm : Break

1:45pm : ROAR Storyte
Pebble Rebel Nominees: Kimberly Berry and Elizabeth Candello
Keynote Speaker: Nikole Potulsky
Music by Nikole
Pebble Rebel Nominee - Erika Laws
Keynote Speaker: Author Reema Zaman

Break

2:45pm : Brecia introduces the Pebble Rebel Award 2018 Honoree

3:15pm : Closing Keynote Speaker: Erika Worth, ROAR Fierce Female Storytelling

4pm : Closing and Door Prizes

5:30pm-8:30pm : Women's Festival Cellar 55 After Party

Join us after the Women's Festival to keep that feeling alive into the night! We'll have appetizers and wine will be available for purchase. Please RSVP to this event.

Sponsored by: National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation (NWCAVE) Cellar 55 Tasting Room

Cost: Free

Date: March 9-10, 2018

Time:
March 9, 2018 from 5:45-9pm
March 10, 2018 from 8am to 5pm

Cost: $10 - $35

Locations:
Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98660
Cellar 55, 1812 Washington Street, Vancouver, WA 98660

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