Issue #28: Marilyn Monroe, Pizza, and Lemons!


Happy Monday, beautiful! We at Capital Women hope your week is starting off well. Below, you'll be able to catch up on the latest news and upcoming events worth keeping your eyes on. In case you don't know, you can still have your feedback heard by filling out this Google Form. Doing so can only make this newsletter better! 

  • In case you missed it, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the director of the DDOT's first-ever Vision Zero office. Her name is Linda Bailey. [ Twitter]

  • Get to know Melanie Williams, a body-positive yoga teacher and activist. [ DC Refined]

  • Pizzeria Paradiso is celebrating female politicians like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Kirsten Gillibrand. [ Washington City Paper]

  • The D.C. mural of Marilyn Monroe is a reminder of the pain she soothed. [ The Washington Post]

  • The popular, women-led workshop and discussion space, known as The Lemon Collective, has relocated to Petworth. [ Washington City Paper]

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  • February 7: It’s time to command your vision and untangle the challenges we face as creative female entrepreneurs!

  • February 9: This free, 2-hour introductory coding workshop is an engaging interactive way for young women ages 10-13 to understand more about how the opportunities computer science and coding open up for them.

  • February 16: This author's event will feature Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, and Minyon Moore, the authors of "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics."

Michelle Goldchain contributed to this newsletter.