March 8th has been designated as International Women’s Day to recognize the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and promote gender parity. Locally, the the Johnson Control’s Women’s Network, UW-Marinette and the Marinette and Menominee Chamber of Commerce are hosting a “Women’s Wisdom” speaker forum to hear from some of the most influential and inspiring women in Marinette and Menominee Counties. The event will be held at the UW-Marinette Cafeteria on Thursday March 8th. There will be an exhibit of local businesses and an opportunity for networking in the Exhibit Hall which opens at 5:30PM. The Speaker panel discussion begins 6:30PM. For more information and to register, go to www.tycofpp.com/womensday .