Issue #30: How to start Women's History Month off right

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In only a few days, International Women’s Day will be here. Get prepared because there are several events worth considering, all listed below. If you have any news or events tips that you think should be in the next newsletter, be sure to reach out!

  • These D.C. women have qualified for the Olympic marathon trials. Here's how they're preparing. [DCist]

  • Meet Carlie Steiner, co-owner of the critically acclaimed restaurant Himitsu. [Petworth News]

  • Speaking of Himitsu, this Petworth restaurant is in the process of sourcing everything behind the bar from women producers. [Washingtonian]

  • March 5: Get your ticket (at the door) at the Turn Up the Heat fundraiser for Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance.

  • March 8: In honor of International Women’s Day, the public is welcome to “My Body, My Power,” a salon at the Sense Gallery.

  • March 8: In three different pop-up Northwest D.C. locations, a variety of female artists and entrepreneurs will be celebrated, while the public will be able to enjoy cocktails, appetizers, and music.

  • March 8: This free community event will allow several local businessowners as well as D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman to speak. Also, expect snacks and "adult" beverages!

  • March 8 to 10: For one weekend at a farm located a half an hour away from D.C., The Lemon Collective is hosting a retreat for creative, soulful ladies.

Michelle Goldchain contributed to this newsletter.