International Women’s Day 2021-Global Citizens-Share Experiences: Interview With Alberta Gallino
International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day 2021 (IWD) is on March 8th of each year around the world, with a focus on the movement for women’s rights.
This day is a celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the globe, and took place for the first time on March 8, 1911. Many countries around the world celebrate this holiday with demonstrations, educational initiatives, and customs, such as presenting women with gifts and flowers.
This International Women’s Day, we celebrate everyday women who have the unique title of global citizens and are part of a cultural experience that spans the globe. On this day of celebrations, we interviewed women with personal and cultural ties to India, Italy, Germany, and Switzerland, who shared their unique global experiences as women.
Global Citizen | Alberta Gallino
This International Women’s Day 2021 Alberta Gallino, shared her experiences as a Global Citizen. Alberta is a career Educator, proud mother of three sons, and wife to a husband born in Germany. Sisterhood Sharing Sessions, interviewed Alberta to get her unique perspective as a woman with cultural ties to Italy, Germany, Switzerland, and the United States.
Alberta and her family left Italy, right as the Coronavirus Pandemic was surging. Italy continues to be a hotspot for the spread of the virus, with reports another lockdown may be in effect for Easter. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has the country on high alert for the spread, cautioning “Travelers should avoid all travel to Italy.”
Business Insider’s 2020 COVID Timeline showed Italy as one of the earliest countries impacted by the virus, with the first spike on February 21, 2020, forcing a lockdown of all 60 million residents on March 8, 2020.
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Source: IWD History-Wikipedia