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Calling potential candidates!

Apply by April 2 for training designed to increase the number of women in elected and appointed office in NC.

The Women's Forum helped found the NC Center for Women in Public Service which is now planning its ninth annual Summer Institute. This year's class,

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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.

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Cynthia O’Neal Memorial Service

Forum president Pat Orrange announced the death to the members with this message: "It is with the deepest regret that I inform you that Cynthia O'Neal, a member of our Board, passed away on Wednesday. Cynthia was a valued, insightful, energetic Board member and

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Forum members learn about new Women’s Leadership Academy

Thirty members and friends in the Central Region- Triangle Area – met for lunch on December 5, 2011 at the Embassy Suites in Raleigh. The table conversation was more than lively and a host of topics were discussed by the women present. Folks brought toiletries

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Updates from the Fall Conference

The October meeting of the Women's Forum, announced a new initiative to increase women's voting in 2012, welcomed 17 new members and heard an update on women on power boards and commissions.

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Women’s Forum Fall Conference

On October 28 and 29, Women's Forum members and guests will gather to hear from Lucy T. Allen, member of the North Carolina Utilities Commission, on her experience as a member of one of NC's "super boards" and other issues related to the Forum's continued

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North Central Region Meeting

Monday, September 19 - lunch in Raleigh.

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Member Achievements

The Forum's remarkable members are its greatest asset. Here are some notes about recent member achievements and awards. Tibbie Roberts was announced as an Honoree of the 2011 Women of Achievement Award by the General Federation of Women's Clubs of North Carolina. Jo Ann Norris was honored

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Spring Conference 2011

The Forum will meet Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May 14 in Raleigh. The meeting will include a tour of the "Mirror Images: Women Portraying Women" exhibit at the NC Museum of Art and a discussion of "What it Would be like if Women Ruled

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News

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 […]

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Attend a virtual Women’s Forum Conference

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

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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.

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