Mon, Mar 21|
The Libbey Court, Toledo Museum of Art
Women's History Month #HerStory
Women's History Month #HerStory: Exhibition of Women's Entrepreneurs, and announcing the City of Toledo CEDAW and the NWO Women's Business Council.
Time & Location
Mar 21, 2022, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
The Libbey Court, Toledo Museum of Art , 2445 Monroe Street Toledo, OH 43620
About the Event
On behalf of the organization, we would like to also invite you to attend the Inaugural of The Northwest Ohio Women's Business Council on March 21, 2022, in conjunction with the Women History Month program at 10 am. Hosted by Rhonda Sewell, Director of Community Engagement and Belonging, please join us at the Libbey Court, the Toledo Museum of Art. RSVP here.
This program will include a press conference announcing the establishment of the Northwest Ohio Women's Business Council (WBC), an initiative under Women of Toledo's Economic Development Initiatives. WBC was created based on the evidence and data collected by the City of Toledo Forward Cities E3: Equity for Every Entrepreneur scorecard. There are four essential categories to support the entrepreneurial ecosystem - People, Programs, Networks, and Narratives. WBC program goals are to support the narrative aspect of the identity & storytelling of the ecosystem’s story in a way that highlights its personality and diversity.
Women of Toledo have been working at closing the network gap for minority businesses and also advocating for economic inequality for all women. Women's History Month program will also include an Exhibition of Women Entrepreneurs and their historical journey that path the way for economic empowerment in the Greater Toledo area. Featured exhibitions include Betty Timko, Ella P. Stewart, Florence Scott Libbey, Grace Smith, Margaret “rusty” Monroe, Marge Roth, Mildred Benson, Rose LaRose, Rose Ondrus, and Sophia Lustig.
On March 21 program also will include remarks from the Citizen of the World, Soon-Young, the U.N. Cities of CEDAW in conjunction with the CEDAW ordinance passing (finger cross) on March 15 by the City Council. (Watch Soon-Young, TEDxUofM clip here - How to Peel an Onion Without Crying).
Include continental breakfast and coffee/tea service