• International Women's Day 2017

  • "Make it Happen: Celebrate International Women's Day"

  • Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | 4 - 7 p.m.
    Falcon Hall, Dutchess Community College
    53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie

    Keynote Speaker: Kathleen Durham, Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val Kill

  • International Women’s Day is both a celebration of women around the world and an opportunity to educate people about the plight of women in other countries. Thousands of events occur not just on these days, but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women.

  • Parking Information

    Attendee parking will be in the D-Lot and the E-Lot (pictured below)

    The GPS address for the D-Lot is 95 Cottage Road, Poughkeepsie and for the E-Lot is 140 Creek Road, Poughkeepsie.   

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  • Special Thanks to the IWD Committee!

  • Entertainment

    Evergreen Chorus of the Sweet Adelines

    The Dinner Theatre Rejects - DCC's Improv Comedy Troupe

    Dutchess Community College Jazz Combo

    Poughkeepsie High School Choir

    Stringendo Strawberries

  • Nonprofit of the Year

    Attendees will have the opportunity to vote for the Women's Leadership Alliance's 2017 Nonprofit of the Year. The winner will benefit from the resources the WLA can provide as well as fundraising efforts at events throughout the year.

    Catharine Street Community Center

    The Arc of Dutchess

    Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie

  • Nonprofit Tables

    Local nonprofits & sponsors will have information and resources available for attendees.

    Abilities First

    Alzheimer's Assoc.

    American Heart Assoc./Go red for Women

    AWDCC (Assoc. of Women at DCC)

    Catherine St Community Center

    Child Care Council of Dutchess and Putnam

    Children's Home of Poughkeepsie

    DC Dept. of Community & Family Services

    Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val Kill

    Family Services

    Friends of Poughkeepsie Library

    Girl Scouts - Heart of the Hudson

    Grace Smith House

    Health Quest

    Junior League of Poughkeepsie

    Mid-Hudson Assoc. for Persons with Disabilities

    Omega Women's Leadership

    Planned Parenthood

    The Chamber Foundation

    Walkway Over the Hudson

    Women's Enterprise Development Center

    The Arc of Dutchess*

    Dutchess Community College*

    European Wax Center*


    MidHudson Regional Hospital*

    Poughkeepsie Galleria*

    Royal Carting Service Company*




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