Member news

Juanita Bryant of Raleigh has been honored by the North Carolina Democratic Women as the 2012 Democratic Woman of the Year. Read more about her accomplishments at

Susan “Smitty” Dotson-Smith has been appointed by Governor Bev Perdue to be one of seven District Court judges in Buncombe County. The appointment came after an interview with the Governor and after receiving the highest number of votes at a meeting of the Buncombe County bar. Smitty has been serving as assistant clerk of court. Read more about the appointment in the Asheville Citizen-Times.

The Forum offers its congratulations to both of these women for these significant accomplishments.



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.