Forum responds to Perdue’s decision

Forum President Pat Orrange was interviewed by News and Observer columnist Barry Saunders about the implications of Beverly Perdue’s decision not to seek re-election. Perdue is the nation’s only Democratic woman governor. Read Orrange’s comments on a Forum priority, increasing women’s participation in elected and appointed office, and watch for an update to the Forum’s 2009 report on gender balance on Boards and Commissions. Link to N&O Column from Jan. 30.



WF Adopts Resolution Calling for Repeal of HB2

At its Spring 2016 Meeting the Women’s Forum adopted the following: Resolution Calling for the Repeal of HB2, the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act enacted as S.L. 2016-3 WHEREAS, on February 22, 2016, the Charlotte City Council approved a local ordinance that adds marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression […]


Attend a virtual Women’s Forum Conference

Video archive of the April 2, 2016, Women’s Forum regional conference.


Women’s Forum 2016 Spring Meeting

Along with networking, the Spring 2016 meeting of the Women’s Forum will focus on Safety and Security in the Community and related legislation.