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Today, there are thousands of events around the world that celebrate International Women’s Day. There are political rallies, business conferences, networking events, women's craft markets, theatrical performances, you name it.

Despite their various forms, each of these events are truly celebrating the power of women joining together to build a better world for all of us. We’re all stronger when we’re part of a network and what better day to spend creating new bonds and strengthening existing ones?

Here are our top four events in Toronto focused on women’s professional growth.

Toronto Womxn in Data Science Conference

When

Mon, 2 Mar 2020, 8:00 AM – Tue, 3 Mar 2020, 5:00 PM

Where

Bram and Bluma Appel Salon, 789 Yonge Street

About the event

Whether you are curious about data science or a seasoned professional, they have something for you at the Toronto Womxn in Data Science Conference. The conference is a two-day event where you will get a chance to hear from womxn in academia, industry, government, and start-ups about how they apply data science to their work and their career journeys. The second day will have workshops to help promote professional development and employment readiness.

About the hosts

A community for womxn in data science who pride themselves on providing a platform for womxn from diverse backgrounds to showcase their career journeys and knowledge share.

Women in Innovation

When

Thu, 5 March 2020 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where

The Moment Inc., 510 Front Street West #100

About the event

This is an intimate networking and learning event to discuss the Female Experience in Innovation here in Toronto. You’ll get to hear from diverse and talented women, learn how other organizations are structuring roles and supporting functions to empower female leaders, and meet other people interested in advancing women’s participation in the Innovation ecosystem.

About the hosts

The Moment is an Innovation Design Studio in Toronto. Their purpose is to empower people to lead change and co-create a thriving human future.

Eat for Equal: YES! Toronto – International Women’s Day Breakfast

When

Fri, 6 March 2020 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM EST

Where

WeWork 240 Richmond St W, 240 Richmond Street West

About the event

Meet new professionals and share ideas on how to promote gender equality in your workplace while fueling up on breakfast by Platterz. All proceeds from the event’s ticket sales will be donated to Dress for Success, in support of its mission to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

About the hosts

Young Executives for Success (YES! Toronto) is a volunteer branch of Dress for Success Toronto that provides its members with volunteer, fundraising and networking opportunities to forward the mission of Dress for Success Toronto.

Toronto Business Babes International Women's Day Celebration

When

Sun, 8 March 2020 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Where

The Richmond 477 Richmond St. W

About the event

Join Toronto's most passionate business women for a day of celebration, networking, education and community building.

About the hosts

Business Babes Collective is a global platform of business women from around the world based on collaboration and community. They help women by providing online and offline resources and a community to help them grow their businesses.

About UpHabit

UpHabit is an easy-to-use app that takes the heavy lifting out of reaching out, following up, and building an effective professional network.

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