Women of Toledo celebrate International Women's Day

TOLEDO (WTVG) - In celebration of International Women’s Day, Women of Toledo and the Toledo Branch of the American Association of University Women held a Women Economic Empowerment Power Hour Luncheon.

The Power Hour luncheon featured a panel dialogue on #PressforProgress surrounding discussion on how to strengthen Women Economic Empowerment and gender equality in Greater Toledo.

Panelist included: Rashmi Agnihotri, Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Development with The Andersons; Sena Mourad Friedman, Director of Development with The Fair Housing Center; Tolani K Afolabi, the vice president of Donor Relations at Notre Dame Academy; and Nida Ammar, the Communication Lead & Owner with CCTRONIC.

Sara Best with IN2GREAT served as the moderator.

International Women's Day is a worldwide celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a Call to Action for accelerating gender parity. The International Women's Day 2018 campaign theme is #PressforProgress.