In 2021, the Women 100 series of free programs and events is focused on shaping a future in which leadership is shared equally by women and men.
All are welcome to participate in the public programs. Join our email list (below) for program updates and related information.
Women 100 is presented by Vision 2020, the national, nonpartisan gender equity coalition headquartered at Drexel University.
WOMEN 100 UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
August 26, 2021, 12-1 p.m. ET
Vision 2020’s Annual Celebration of Women’s Equality Day
Join a tribute to Women’s Equality Day at the grand finale of Women 100 with an expanded Toast to Tenacity. We will celebrate women’s diversity and leadership, raise a toast to the suffragists, and energize the audience to strive for a future of gender equity. The event will include live programming, music and more. It will take place outdoors on South Broad St. in Philadelphia. The Toast will kick off a four-day City of Sisterly Love Celebration involving Vision 2020’s Allies, Women 100 Proud Partners, and other organizations who apply to rent a street festival booth or host their own women-themed event.
August 26-29, 2021
All Are Invited to This Festive, Outdoor, End-of-Summer Event!
Vision 2020 invites you to participate in Greater Philadelphia’s first City of Sisterly Love celebration. It starts Thursday, August 26, with Toast to Tenacity™ from 12-1 p.m. and a street festival with live music starting at 1 p.m – both on the Kimmel Center Cultural Campus and South Broad St. During Sisterly Love Weekend, August 27-29, arts, culture and other venues will host their own themed events. Apply now to rent a booth for the street festival, perform music on the stage or host a weekend event tied to the Sisterly Love theme. Nonprofits, restaurants, retailers – any entity can apply to participate.
One-day Preview August 26; Reopens September 7, 2021
Explore Women’s Right to Vote and Equality 100 Years Later
Seat at the Table will be open for one day in August – Women’s Equality Day – before reopening September 7 for a seven-month run in the lobby of Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. The August 26 preview coincides with Vision 2020’s Toast to Tenacity and City of Sisterly Love Celebration street festival. Tour the exhibition for free from 1-7 p.m.
The exhibition chronicles what it took for women to win voting rights and how gender inequality persists. Take a video tour of the exhibition led by college students. View multimedia content on 18 pioneering women. TEACHERS: Use the video tour in class with our free educator’s guide.
WOMEN 100 PAST PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
Event took place June 15-16, 2021
Delegates and Allies Set a Bold New Agenda for Gender Equity
Prominent thought leaders and members of the Vision 2020 coalition from across the county took part in a two-day conference and developed strategies for achieving women’s economic, social and political equality. The featured speaker was MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host, Mika Brzezinski.
Event took place March 18-19, 2021
Students Become Trained Advocates for Positive Change
College students nationwide gathered virtually for two days of panels, group discussions, short films and workshops through which they learned how to become effective advocates for positive social change. They also delved into issues of intersectional feminism, civic engagement and social justice.
Event took place March 18, 2021
Highly Effective Activists Share their Experiences and Advice
Participants in this virtual panel discussion gained a wealth of insight that will help them do more intentional work in fostering change and promoting social justice. Panel members shared their personal and professional journeys to activism. The moderator was Teresa C. Younger, President & CEO of Ms. Foundation for Women.
Event took place February 25, 2021
Film Discussion Centered on Attitudes about Masculinity
People who care about boys, have a boy or were a boy, all benefitted from watching the film and illuminating discussion. Panel members helped us understand why boys and men may feel trapped in “the man box,” and suffer from the parental and peer pressures placed on them to stay in the box.
Event took place November 4, 2020
Discussions about Women as Leaders Past, Present, and Future
View recordings of the Forums held the day after the 2020 national election. Prominent women from a variety of fields participated in three panel discussions about the past, present and future of women’s leadership.
Event took place October 16-17, 2020
From America’s Birthplace to the Birthplace of Women’s Rights
View a video commemorating this event, in which 44 women and men rallied to drive change in a motorcade led by women race car drivers. The historic round-trip went from Philadelphia to Seneca Falls, NY, site of the first Women’s Rights Convention.
Take a Video Tour of the Women’s Equality Exhibition
Now you can visit Seat at the Table virtually! Watch the video to learn about the progress of American women toward economic, political and social equality with men — 100 years after women won the right to vote. Plan to visit the interactive exhibition when it reopens in 2021.