City Women Rock event coming to City College (with video)

It is the fifth year of the annual event

City Women Rock 2019

For the second year, City Women Rock will be held virtually due to the pandemic, a change from 2019 (pictured). San Diego City College Flickr photo

Deserie Larios, Staff writer

San Diego City College is hosting its fifth annual City Women Rock event on International Women’s Day, Monday, March 8 at 11 a.m.

This year’s theme for Women’s Day is #ChooseToChallenge, “From challenge comes change, so let’s all choose to challenge,” a quote from the International Women’s Day website.

Encouraging and inspiring women all over the world the website is dedicated to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements.

To read more about the theme of this year’s campaign, visit the link here.

Supporters of women, all students, staff, and community members are welcome to attend.

City Women Rock’s opening ceremony will be streamed live on YouTube from 11 a.m. to noon and is open to all. The link to watch the virtual event is available here.

There will be a second “action” part from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Zoom. Registration is required here, and spots are limited.

Students can look forward to inspiring, encouraging, and empowering leadership development events.

Students who attend both events will receive a unique City Women Rock care package. 

The care package will include items and resources that will help students in their academics and overall mental health.

Since 2016, the City Women Rock has provided students with ongoing information, motivation, and preparation for academic success and goal completion.

As a student-run organization, the club focuses on empowering City College women to continue their education. The major themes of City Women Rock are outlined on the school website available here

If you have any questions regarding the events, contact Mariam Mena [email protected].