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5 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day in Dubai

Ever year on March 8th, the world comes together for International Women’s Day – a day dedicated to celebrate the great achievements by women! This year’s theme is #PressForProgress, a call-to-action for everyone to work harder towards gender parity (which according to reports is over 200 years away.) Here’s how you can celebrate International Women’s Day in Dubai this year…

1. Meet the Game Changers (like our CEO!)

On the eve of International Women’s Day 2018, Flow Dubai is bringing together some of Dubai’s game-changing ‘wonder women’ for an inspiring talk. The best part? Our Founder and CEO, Tanaz Dizadji, will be speaking about her journey, alongside other awesome female pioneers!

Price: Free, RSVP on the Facebook page
When: Wednesday 7th March, from 5pm to 6pm
Where: Flow Dubai, at Emirates Towers

2. Gardening Workshop

In celebration of International Women’s Day in Dubai, Dubai Garden Centre is inviting all ladies to its store for a fun gardening workshop! Gardening expert Justin Cole will be leading the session, and will cover everything from plant selection and placements to fertilizing.

Price: Free, but register at
When: Thursday 8th March, from 10am to 12pm
Where: Dubai Garden Centre, in Al Quoz

3. International Women’s Day Circle Gathering

Ladies, get your girl friends together and make your way to Soul Art Center this Thursday for an intimate International Women’s Day celebration. Everyone will gather in a circle to share stories, listen to each other, heal and empower.

Price: Free, booking is essential
When: Thursday 8th March, from 7pm to 9pm
Where: Soul Art Center, Downtown Dubai

4. Gold’s Gym Open Day

Gold’s Gym invites all ladies in the UAE to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018 with them this Thursday. Not only is the gym launching a brand new bodyweight fitness class for ladies, but it’s also organising a free open day for ladies at all Gold’s Gym branches in the UAE!

Price: Free
When: Thursday 8th March, all day
Where: Gold’s Gym, all branches in UAE

5. International Women’s Day Breakfast

Head to Life ‘N One on Thursday morning to take part in an International Women’s Day breakfast gathering. This morning talk will focus on the power of creativity and receiving – two important aspects in our lives that tend to be underutilized.

Price: Free (without breakfast), AED 100 (with breakfast)
When: Thursday 8th March, from 10am to 2pm
Where: Life ‘N One, in Jumeirah 1

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