Here's How You Can Celebrate Women's Day in Singapore

The lowdown on where, when and what is happening to support International Women's Day in Singapore.

Celebrated on 8 March each year, International Women’s Day sees events held in honour of the social, economic, political and cultural advancements of women around the globe.

In Singapore, there is no shortage of these celebratory gatherings. We list some of the nation’s imminent specials in celebration of this Wednesday’s International Women’s Day.

4th Singapore Women’s Hall of Fame Gala Dinner
What:
The Singapore Council of Women Organisations (SCWO) celebrates International Women’s Day with its annual gala dinner and an induction ceremony for the Singapore Women's Hall of Fame (SWHF). This year, eight more change-making and boundary-breaking women will join the 133 women already inducted to SWHF, while President Tony Tan’s wife Mrs Mary Tan will be the guest-of-honour.
When:
24 March 2017, 7pm
Where: Shangri-La Hotel

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Venus Run
What:
An all-women 5km leg route for newcomers to organised runs or those belonging to the group who is already addicted to the chase. The organisers believe that women can stay strong, healthy, and beautiful through running.
When:
11 March 2017, 5pm flag-off
Where:
Bedok Reservoir

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Fullerton Celebrates Women
What:
The Fullerton Hotel’s month-long campaign includes a new International Women’s Day Afternoon Tea created by executive pastry chef Enrico Pezzelato, a limited-edition Fullerton Angelic Plush Bear and a group art exhibition entitled ‘Les Ailes d’une Femme’ (Wings of a Woman) presented by Miaja Gallery. S$5 from the sale of the Afternoon Tea (priced at S$48++) and Angelic Plush Bear (priced at S$28) will be donated to SCWO Service Fund, in support of marginalised women.
When:
1 to 31 March 2017
Where:
The Courtyard, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore

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Charting Her Own Path (CHOP) Event
What:
Singapore Committee for UN Women, Our Better World (the digital storyteller of Singapore International Foundation) and INSEAD are co-organising a small, informal event to celebrate women who have — against all odds — gone ahead to to follow their passion. Five inspiring women who are charting their own paths in Asia will be present for this get-together.
When:
22 March 2017, 7pm to 8,30pm
Where:
The Claude and Tuulikki Janssen Auditorium, INSEAD Asia Campus

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YWLC International Women’s Day 2017
What:
Organised by Young Women's Leadership Connection (YWLC) in collaboration with General Assembly, this year's theme for the Women’s Day celebration is ‘Be the Smarter Woman’. The function will comprise skills development workshops, keynote addresses and panel discussions by distinguished female guest speakers, where participants can gain insights on how to stay relevant in today’s environment, spanning across topics like career, lifestyle and personal finance management.
When: 18 March 2017, 2pm to 9pm
Where:
National Gallery Singapore

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