WeHo International Women’s Day Video Contest is Extended

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International Women’s Day is March 8, 2022. The day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. This year, the City of West Hollywood’s Russian Advisory Board decided to celebrate grandmothers who are great examples of women’s strength, kindness and the power of love.

The West Hollywood Women’s Leadership Conference is getting the word out that the deadline to enter a the International Women’s Day Contest has been extended to Tuesday, February 22, 2022 by 11:59 p.m.

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Everyone is encouraged to participate in this year’s International Women’s Day Video Contest.

Instructions on how to be part of this event are as follows:

Record a short 2-3 min video, placing your phone horizontally. Then, email the recording to: WeHoRusEvents@weho.org

The top 10 entries will be uploaded to the City’s YouTube channel and will receive $100!

For additional instructions please e-mail to trodzinek@weho.org
or call (323) 848-6826

International Women’s Day has occurred for well over a century, with the first gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people. Today, IWD belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. IWD is not country, group or organization specific.

This year’s Women’s Day 2022 campaign theme is #BreakTheBias.

Whether deliberate or unconscious, bias makes it difficult for women to move ahead. Knowing that bias exists isn’t enough, action is needed to level the playing field.

Are you in? Will you actively call out gender bias, discrimination and stereotyping each time you see it?

Will you help break the bias?

Cross your arms to show solidarity.

Strike the IWD 2022 pose and share your #BreakTheBias image, video, resources, presentation or articles on social media using #IWD2022 #BreakTheBias to encourage further people to commit to helping forge an inclusive world.

Get help and guidance on how to plan International Women’s Day 2022 activity and how to support the #BreakTheBias campaign theme.

Make sure you have registered in the IWD Community here to access IWD resources.

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