International Women’s Day is a day that is incredibly important to all of us here at Rugs USA. It’s an opportunity to reflect on the innumerable accomplishments of women throughout history—a day to celebrate their achievements and look forward to the bright future their efforts have helped create.
In honor of this momentous occasion, we sat down with members of our very own Rugs USA team to ask them a simple, but important question: “What does International Women’s Day mean to you?” We were delighted by their responses and, to celebrate, are sharing some of them with you! Read on to hear each of their unique perspectives.
Q: What Does International Women’s Day Mean to You?
A: “For me, International Women’s Day is a reminder of how far we have come and how much we can accomplish when we lift each other up and unite toward a common goal. Women have always been, and will continue to be, strong and incredible people!” – Alexandria DeMarinis, B2B Sales Operations
A: “International Women’s Day means having the opportunity to celebrate all of the amazing things that women are doing. From founding businesses, to creating products, to just inspiring others, it’s so motivating to see all of these leaders killing it!” – Lauren Rueter, Brand Marketing
Our Rugs USA Team Members’ Thoughts
A: “International Women’s Day means fighting for the equality of women and lifting up the voices of those who are less heard in our world. We remember those who came before us and fought for all we have accomplished and we cheer on and provide support for those who are working hard to keep giving women more opportunities. Women are strong and deserve to be heard and to be given everything we have ever dreamed of.” – Anna Nguyen, Creative
A: “Today is a day to celebrate the achievements of women. It’s a call-to-action to make a difference in the lives of the women around us and to drive toward greater equity at-large. Happy International Women’s Day!” – Alyssa Steele, Chief Executive Officer
A: “International Women’s Day is a day of celebration to acknowledge the true strength and perseverance of women worldwide. Women are changing the world every day, and International Women’s Day is a way to reflect and look back on how far we’ve come!” – Lauren Donnelly, Customer Experience
More Rugs USA Team Members Respond
A: “It means I have another day to fight for my three girls to have a better future and more life opportunities. It helps me show my daughters what other women have done to make a difference so they do not have to struggle as hard as so many others. It shows us to never settle for less–to keep striving and pushing through to make all things possible in life.” – Isabella Galici, Customer Experience
A: “International Women’s Day for me is a day to reflect on and celebrate the strides and accomplishments of the women who have changed society for the better. It’s a day that makes me proud to be a woman!” – Marie Markoff, Human Resources
A: “It means reflecting on how far we have come, celebrating where we are now, and looking forward to where we are headed in the future.” – Christina Hurley, Customer Experience