International Women's Day supporter 84.51° marked the day with a women-owned business expo, fitness classes with a self care focus and the release of a special podcast


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IWD supporter 84.51° hosts women-owned business expo

IWD supporter 84.51° hosts women-owned business expo

 March 12, 2020

84.51° celebrated International Women's Day by hosting an event for its associates, which included a successful women-owned business expo, fitness classes such as yoga, and other fun activities.

Businesses at the expo included Brand New Day, Brewhaus Dog Bones, Cincinnati Beer Soap and Tablespoon Cooking Company.

"What a fantastic International Women's Day event! Thank you to our women-owned businesses and all of our associates for coming together to celebrate," said 84.51°.

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Collecting stamps from vendors and other IWD tasks

During the day, 84.51° associates filled IWD passports with stamps from vendors for visiting booths and completing extra tasks like wearing an IWD t-shirt or sticker. The full passports were entered in a drawing for a special prize.

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Thoughts shared from Diversity and Inclusion Manager

Terron Wilson, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, shared the importance of International Women's Day and what it means to 84.51° associates. "It's a great opportunity to celebrate all the accomplishments that 84.51° women have made, women in the city of Cincinatti and nationally have made, but it's also an important day for us to recognize all the contributions that we have made, not only at 84.51° but in the city and globally."

Hear from Terron here.

Terron Wilson

She described the event as "very exciting" with "a lot of buzz", and highlighted how the day was a chance to talk about women and self care and show the support women must continue to do to lift each other up.

A special edition of Uplow'd podcast 

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84.51° also released a special edition episode of their Uplow'd podcast for International Women's Day, featuring Terron. In the podcast, she shares all efforts to maintain 84.51°’s culture of Diversity and Inclusion through programs that not only educate and create awareness, but affect real change. Besides being the right thing to do, Terron shows why this is so important for a data science organization, and also how it impacts the company's bottom line.

With so many special events and activities on offer, 84.51° and its employees certainly celebrated International Women's Day in style!

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84.51°  recognizes the power and value of a diverse workplace, and it's always looking for women to contribute their own unique differences to the company.

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