Upcoming Events


March 2020


Sunday, March 8 – International Women’s Day “Women as Climate Justice Champions”


Join Dining for WomenUNICEF USA, Women of Peace Corps Legacy, Peace is Loud, and Tererai Trent International on March 8 for an International Women’s Day celebration, “Women as Climate Justice Champions”. Women and girls are the most adversely affected by climate change, yet they are also well-suited to find solutions to prevent further degradation and adapt to the changing climate. Our International Women’s Day program will share how women all over the world are fighting for environmental justice in their own countries and communities.

Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020
Times:  Washington DC Event at 4:00 pm ET
                Santa Barbara Event at 2:15 pm PT
                Livestreaming at 4:30 pm ET

For more info and to purchase advance tickets, please click here.



Sunday, March 8 — International Women’s Day Event in Greenville, SC                             


Join the local DFW chapters for the livestream. Find more information here.

Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm ET
Place: Hughes Main Library
             25 Heritage Green Pl
             Greenville, SC 29601

For questions or more info, please contact Luci Fernandez.



Sunday, March 8 — International Women’s Day Event in Fort Collins, CO


Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm MT
Place: Global Village Museum
             200 W Mountain Ave #C
             Fort Collins, CO 80521

RSVP by March 6 to Linda Mahan at lmahan78@gmail.com.



Sunday, March 8 — International Women’s Day Lunch in Carmichael, CA                            


Join the local DFW chapters for lunch and learn how to change the world and make a difference.

FREE ADMISSION, including international foods. Please register ahead of time by clicking here.

Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020
Time: 11:00am – 2:00 pm PT
Place: Carmichael Presbyterian Church
             5645 Marconi Avenue
             Carmichael, CA 95608

For questions or more info, please call or text Ingrid Rosten at (408) 691-4784



Wednesday, March 11 – Commission on the Status of Women Parallel Event


For the third year, DFW will sponsor a panel at the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW64) in New York City in March. The event is FREE, open to Dining for Women members and the public, and advance registration is NOT required.

Sustainable Futures: Women and the Environment
12:30 PM
4 W 43rd St
New York, NY 10036
Blue Room

Veena Khandke, DFW Director of Grants and Partnerships, will moderate the panel, which will include DFW President and CEO Beth Ellen Holimon as well as representatives of DFW grantees Ripple Africa, Women’s Earth Alliance, and UNICEF. Stay tuned for more details!


Other CSW Events Featuring DFW Grantees


Never Go Back: Protecting Women’s Rights During and After Taliban Negotiations
Women for Afghan Women
Monday, March 16, 2020
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Salvation Army Auditorium
221 E. 52nd Street
New York, NY



Friday, March 13 – International Women’s Day Celebration “Celebrate Our Legacy” in Hayward CA.


Join us for a celebration of women’s achievements and progress towards gender equality, women’s rights, social justice, economic empowerment, and cultural changes over the past century, since American women got the right to vote in 1920.

FREE ADMISSION & light refreshments served.

Reservations encouraged as space is limited. Click here to register.

Date:  Friday, March 13, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm PT
lace:  Hayward City Hall
              777 B Street
              Hayward, CA 94541



Wednesday, March 18 DFW Advocacy Chapter Webinar                          


DFW is partnering with RESULTS, a nonprofit, non-partisan advocacy organization focused on ending global poverty. We are establishing a National DFW Advocacy Chapter with RESULTS that is open to all DFW members across the U.S. By joining this chapter, you will receive training, support, and inspiration to advise your members of Congress on funding and policy decisions that affect the lives of women and girls around the world.

Sign up here to join this DFW advocacy chapter, and join our next webinar on March 18 at 8:30 pm ET.

For more info, visit the Advocacy page of DFW’s website.