Archive for the ‘Highlight’ Category


Forum releases new Gender and Power Report

The Women's Forum research shows that little has changed in the gender composition and appointment patterns on power boards: membership remains heavily populated by men.


Updates on two programs

The Women's Forum is proud of two programs started by its members:

Remembering Tibbie Roberts

Tibbie Roberts, an active 20-year member of the Women's Forum passed away on May 25, just short of her 99th birthday. Her enthusiasm and energy will be missed by all the Forum members.


Remembering Betty Ann Knudsen

Betty Ann Knudsen, charter member of the Women's Forum, died on July 27, 2012. She will be greatly missed.


Regional Lunches – A Big Hit

The Women's Forum sponsors two state-wide events each year, but it also encourages its members to network with each other and with members of the community at smaller gatherings. This report covers three of those meetings: in New Bern, Raleigh and Greensboro.


Women on public boards

The Boards and Commissions Task Force report, Board Room or Boy's Room? - Gender Composition of North Carolina's Power Boards, was released in November, 2009. The report found that there has been little progress in the number of women on major public




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.