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Coming Events - February - March

06 Feb 2020 7:49 AM | Anonymous

February 18, 2020 – SIETAR Europa WEBINAR:

“Cross-Cultural Studies and Their Business Applications: Focus on the Arab Culture” with Agnieszka Ches, Ph.D.    Visit SIETAR Europa February Webinar to register!

March 13, 2020 – SIETAR USA WEBINAR

“Understanding Misunderstandings in the Era of Globalization” with Joe Lurie, Executive Director Emeritus at UC-Berkeley International House. Visit SIETAR USA March Webinar to register!


February

Black History MonthFebruary is Black History Month in the United States and Canada. Since 1976, the month has been designated to remember the contributions of people of the African diaspora.

February 18: Presidents Day, a federally recognized celebration in the United States of George Washington’s birthday, as well as every president proceeding Washington.

February 19: Lantern Festival, the first significant feast after the Chinese New Year, named for watching Chinese lanterns illuminate the sky during the night of the event.

February 25: Mardi Gras, the last day for Catholics to indulge before Ash Wednesday starts the sober weeks of fasting that accompany Lent.

March

Women's History MonthMarch is Women’s History Month. Started in 1987, Women’s History Month recognizes all women for their valuable contributions to history and society.

March is also National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, which was established to increase awareness and understanding of issues affecting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

March is National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month. It was established to raise public awareness of the autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord and assist those with multiple sclerosis in making informed decisions about their health care.

International Women’s DayMarch 8: International Women’s Day. First observed in 1911 in Germany, it has now become a major global celebration honoring women’s economic, political and social achievements.

March 13-April 15: Deaf History Month. This observance celebrates key events in deaf history, including the founding of Gallaudet University and the American School for the Deaf.

Holidays list courtesy of:https://www.diversitybestpractices.com/2019-diversity-holidays

 


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