Celebrate the accomplishments of women and fight for gender equality at these seven virtual events
TIFF kicks off a month-long program of films and digital events spotlighting the achievements and impact of women in film. Highlights include Emma Seligman’s Shiva Baby, screenings and discussions, including a conversation with A Dry White Season filmmaker Euzhan Palcy, TIFF’s newest Share Her Journey Ambassador (March 17 at 7 pm, facebook.com/TIFF).
March 4-31. digital.tiff.net
The annual rally shifts online with theme Rising Above The Pandemic – Fighting For A Just Future For All. The pandemic has had a disproportionate economic impact on women, making this even more urgent than ever. (No FB account needed to watch.)
March 6, starts at 1 pm. Free. facebook.com/IWDToronto
The Latin Grammy-nominated musician Claudia Acuna plays two livestream gigs from Northampton’s Academy of Music Theatre. Tune in via Zoom so you can be “seen.”
March 6, 3 & 8 pm. US$15-$40. thirdrow.live
She Be Lady’s two days of virtual events celebrating African women includes health and wellness workshops, a virtual marketplace and panels on Africanfuturism and more. An evening concert features two of our favourite local performers: rapper Haviah Mighty and singer-songwriter Zaki Ibrahim.
March 6-7. Tickets from $11-$26. eventbrite.ca
Lawyer, author, founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign and Kamala Harris’ niece Meena Harris participates in a virtual conversation about family, justice, women’s rights, challenging norms and more.
March 7. 2 pm. revolutionher.com
This day-long series of online talks and discussions features 24 inspirational women with empowering messages to share.
March 8. 10 am-6 pm. $20. empowerographypodcast.square.site
The Shevchenko Museum presents a talk by Dr Maxim Tarnawsky about the work of poet, painter and humanist Taras Shevchenko.
March 9, 7 pm on Zoom. Free. shevchenko.ca