Balance for Better: International Women's Day 2019

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EF Education First

Two Education Circle · Cambridge, MA

How to find us

Enter and check in at the EF main lobby. Elevators to the event on the mezzanine level will be behind lobby desk to the right. Stairs are to the right of the desk, through the glass doors.

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Join Action Design Boston and Education First for a reception and panel discussion for International Women's Day.

Under the 2019 theme of Balance for Better, this year’s IWD panel features local representatives from organizations whose research and programming is aimed at reducing inequality and removing systemic social and economic barriers for advancement.

From grassroots activism to worldwide action, we are entering an exciting period of history where the world expects balance. We notice its absence and celebrate its presence. Balance drives a better working world. Let's all help #BalanceforBetter.


6:00: Check-In / Reception (Food & Refreshments provided by EF)
6:30: Introductions
7:00: Panel, Q&A
8:30: Networking

Our Panel

Brenna Callahan
Policy and Communications Manager
Mayor's Office of Women's Advancement

Anny Martinez
Director, Jamaica Plain Forum
Program on Inequality and the Common Good
Institute for Policy Studies

Claudia Thompson
Launch Director
BNI Massachusetts

Alba N. Villamil (Moderator)
User Experience Researcher

Lillah Williams
Director of Tours IT
EF Education First

Our Partners

EF Education First

For over 50 years EF has been working toward one global mission: Opening the World Through Education. Together with educators worldwide, we provide experiences that teach critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration and global competence.

International Women's Day

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women's Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first​ ​IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland.

Directions & Parking

Museum of Science Garage (pay per hour)
Parking lot behind our building (Pay per hour)
Lechmere Parking lot (pay per hour)
Meters (only about 6 meters in front of building)

Public Transportation:
Red Line – Charles MGH stop (15 minute walk)
Orange Line – Community College Stop (12 minute walk)
Green Line – Science Park Stop – (1o minute walk)
Green Line – North Station Stop (12 minute walk)