Women Talk about Resilience and History at Two Inspiring Events

Look What SHE Did! is a nonprofit organization that seeks to inspire women and girls by creating short films about remarkable women who have changed the world.

In honor of Women’s History Month, Look What SHE Did! will be featuring stories of female resilience in March, starting with the premiere of a new film with the legendary labor leader and co-founder of the United Farm Workers, Dolores Huerta, on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 1 p.m. PST / 4 p.m. EST.  Look What She Did Benefit 2021

The event will be hosted by the smart and hilarious Kate Rigg, and it will feature an interactive conversation with Dolores Huerta about her resilience as a social justice activist for almost 60 years.

Founded in 2015 by filmmaker Julie HébertLook What SHE Did! has created over 150 films about inspiring women. Each film is only 3 or 4 minutes long and you can watch them online for free. They are a lot of fun because they always feature women talking passionately about their personal female role models. The event on March 7 is a benefit for Look What SHE Did! and tickets are available for a minimum donation of $10.

Time:  Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 1 p.m. PST / 4 p.m. EST
Tickets for the Benefit:  $10 minimum donation.  Get your tickets here>> 

This is a Look What SHE Did! video featuring Kate Rigg talking
about the inspiring Hawaiian politician, Patsy Mink. (4 minutes)

Golden Thread Celebrates 25 Years of Middle Eastern Women Artists!

Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company devoted to the Middle East, celebrates International Women’s Day every year with a program that showcases the work of leading Middle Eastern women artists called What Do the Women Say?

For this year’s program Golden Thread’s Board President and Resident Artist, Nora El Samahy and Founding Artistic Director, Torange Yeghiazarian will discuss Golden Thread’s 25-year history of placing Middle Eastern women artists center stage in a free livestream on Howlround.com on Monday, March 8, 2021 at 11 am PST/ 2 p.m. EST.

What Do the Women Say?

Golden Thread’s Artistic Director, Torange Yeghiazarian (center) will be in conversation with Nora El Samahy (right end) on Monday, March 8 at 11 a.m. PST.

El Samahy is a popular Bay Area actress, who is especially well known for her innovative one-woman show, Oh My Sweet Land, which was based on interviews with Syrian refugees.  El Samahy cooked a batch of kibbeh, the national dish of Syria, during each performance. Yeghiazarian directed the show which was performed in kitchens in private homes, restaurants and community spaces.

Guest artists Sofia Ahmad, Lana Nasser, Sara Razavi, Naima Shalhoub, and Sedef Ecer will join the discussion with reflections on the ways Golden Thread has influenced their artistic careers and their dreams for the future.

Time:  Monday, March 8, 2021 at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST
Livestreaming on Howlround.com:  Click here to watch>>