March 22nd, 2017
Join us on Facebook during the month of March as we celebrate National Women's History Month by highlighting many of the amazing and unique women-led businesses found right here in Downtown Overland Park. Starting March 2nd, we'll feature a different women-owned or women-led business each day!
Did you know...
- Since 2007, there have been 1,072 net new women-owned firms launched each and every day,
- Between 2007 and 2016, the number of women-owned firms increased at a rate five times higher than the national average,
- Women-owned businesses now comprise 38% of the business population, employ 8% of the country’s private sector workforce and contribute 4% of the nation’s business revenues.
- Learn more here.
National Women's Day Events in #DowntownOP:
Wednesday, 3/8 | 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Ten Thousand Villages
Join Ten Thousand Villages as they celebrate what fair trade means for women throughout the world on International Women's Day. Enjoy a sweet treat (while they last) from the women-owned and local Kansas City Cupcake Company! Learn more here.
Saturday, 3/11 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Unique Finds Gifts
Join the ladies of Stitching Change for an open house at Unique Finds Gifts in celebration of International Women's Day. Napali, Indian and Burmese food will be provided and #DowntownOP reusable/handmade Stitching Change market bags will be available for purchase. Learn more here.