Timeline of Events
During the year 2020, programs and events will illuminate the contributions of women throughout American history and set the agenda for women to achieve equality in the 21st Century.
March 1, 2020: Exhibition Launch
Vision 2020's Women 100 is commissioning a custom-made interactive exhibition to inspire and educate the public on women's suffrage and its ties to present-day gender equality challenges. The exhibition will be open to the public from March through September.
March 4, 2020: Women's Leadership Forums
Leaders from business and government will participate in panel discussions and presentations focused on the importance of shared leadership among women and men. Attendees will be asked to "march forth" on March 4th in a collective effort to achieve 50-50 shared leadership.
March 20-22, 2020: Spring Breakthru
College students from across the country will spend two days in Philadelphia, delving into issues of equality and women's rights, and learning to become advocates for shared leadership for the future.
May 2020: Sharing the High Road
The first Women's Rights Convention took place in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York. To recognize the 72-year path from that historic event to 1920, "Sharing the High Road" will feature 100 women drivers leading a caravan of cars, trucks and buses to Philadelphia.
August 26, 2020: HERstory Hunt and Toast to Tenacity
The 19th Amendment became law in 1920 on August 26 — a day now recognized nationwide as Women's Equality Day. To celebrate, Vision 2020 will host its annual HERstory Hunt, a women's history scavenger hunt, and Toast to Tenacity, which honors the Suffragists' courage and action.
September 2020: Vision 2020's National Congress
Vision 2020 Delegates, Allied Organizations and national thought leaders will convene over Constitution Day to focus on the status of women's equality in the United States. A Shared Leadership Report Card will be presented to inform the development of the equality agenda for the 21st Century.