PHILIPSBURG:--- Peridot Foundation founder Gracita R Arrindell states “The 2017 campaign theme designated by the United Nations for International Women’s Day 2017 is #BeBoldForChange.
This theme, as stated by the United Nations, ‘is a call for the world, individually and collectively to make a better working world- a more gender inclusive society’.
The official UN releases continue to state; “ each of us, with men and women joining forces can be a leader within our own spheres of influences and take bold pragmatic action to accelerate gender parity”.
“Peridot foundation commemorated International Women’s Day almost 20 years, including a variety of programs.
This year, we are very excited to have as our guest speaker from the USA Ms. Gina F. Adams, Sr. Vice President for government’s affairs for FEDEX Corp. International.
Ms. Adams is a lawyer and the companies top lobbyist, an excellent choice to address the theme: #BeBoldForChange.”
Arrindell continues; “Our team has been working diligently to have an informative and uplifting program. Our guest- speaker Ms. Adams will be a first-time visitor to our island and stated to be very excited to be part of the activities on March 10, upcoming.
The event will be a fun-filled fund- raising event (only 15 US dollars per ticket) and will include our local very talented singer Ms. Sandra Brooks, great giveaway prizes, a surprise recognition and inspiring moments. Location: Sonesta- Maho Pavillion, Time: 8-10 PM sharp. Dress code: Caribbean Elegant. Seating: limited, therefore get your tickets ( starting Wednesday, February 15th ) at Van Dorp Bookstores and Peridot Foundation members.”
Gracita concludes “ Peridot Foundation is very great-full to management of Sonesta Maho, Van Dorp bookstores for their outstanding corporate support towards this event. We look forward to the encouragement and support of other corporations as we work towards celebrating an exciting and memorable event on March 10, 2017. Stay tuned for more information”