Banner image by Zara Meggett

The International Women’s Day Celebration hosted by the BUWG Women of Color Circle was a tribute to women, showcasing their artistry and movement. Standout moments included mesmerizing performances by soloists, dancers, poets, and vendors, all skillfully uplifting the audience with their talents. We extend heartfelt gratitude to everyone who played a role in our event. Your contributions, presence, and active participation were invaluable, contributing significantly to the event’s success. Please enjoy some of the special moments captured below.

Performers & vendors: Echo Bridge CelloGenie SantiagoSisilia MarpaungNüwa Athletic ClubTriveni School of DanceTierra del SolAfri-root Collective, Sankofa Anacaona Botanicals, and Sueños Heirloom Chocolate.


Photos by Zara Meggett


BU Today Closeup | April 2, 2024
BU Women of Color Circle Celebrates International Women’s Day

Sisilia Marpaung (CFA’25) sings a Biak song, followed by a Bahasa song of Indonesia while wearing a Papua crown during the Women of Color Circle's International Women's Day Celebration
To honor women involved in advancing art, the Women of Color Circle of the BU Women’s Guild held an International Women’s Day Celebration March 28 at the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground. Free and open to all BU faculty and staff members, it featured performances by renowned dancers, musicians, and poets, a vendor market supporting women-owned businesses from around the globe, with artwork, handmade jewelry, holistic wellness products, vegan dark chocolate, and much more. Among the performers was Sisilia Marpaung (CFA’25), wearing a Papua crown, singing a Biak song, followed by a Bahasa song of Indonesia. Photo by Cydney Scott


Daily Free Press | April 1, 2024

BU Women of Color Circle inspires community with International Women’s Day Celebration

BUWG Women of Color Circle’s International Women’s Day Celebration

Sisilia Marpaung’s performance