March 8, 10: Events celebrate International Women’s Day

iwd-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – International Women’s Day, March 8, will be marked with a variety of events at Washington State University on Tuesday and Thursday, March 8 and 10.

Carnations with inspirational messages will be distributed in the CUB starting at 11 a.m. on March 8, and a presentation and dance will be 4-5:30 p.m. in Butch’s Den in the CUB for the One Billion Rising international initiative to end violence against women.

A discussion about the rights and experiences of transgender people, including discrimination in the 2016 presidential race, will be noon-1 p.m. in Butch’s Den. Learn more about Cougs Vote or other Public Square discussions at

On March 10, students are invited to hear from international women faculty about how they have achieved success during a Professional Sharing Night dinner at 6 p.m. in the Carson Center. RSVP at

Learn more about International Women’s Day at The events are sponsored by the WSU Center for Civic Engagement, International Center, International Student Council, Women’s Center, GIESORC, University Recreation and School of Hospitality Business Management.