News from the Women's Forum

 

V.K. Fields will lead Forum

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Raleigh-based entrepreneur and educator Valerie K. Fields was elected president of the Women’s Forum of North Carolina at the organization’s annual meeting on May 17.

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Learn more about the Forum

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A new flier introduces the Forum and highlights key milestones in North Carolina women’s leadership.

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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.

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North Central Region to hear from Alexandra Sirota, NC Justice Center

A regional luncheon in Raleigh will feature a discussion of immigration, on December 9.

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Remembering Kay Gresham

Kay Gresham, career educator and community activist in Onslow County, died on October 30.

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Remembering Wilma Woodard

Wilma Woodard, long-time member of the Forum and former member of the NC Legislature passed away on Oct. 29.

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2014 Spring Meeting

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Members and guests of the Women’s Forum will gather for the spring meeting on Friday/Saturday May 16-17 in Raleigh. The program will include a panel of founding and charter members of the Forum and a keynote address from retired NC Supreme Court Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson. A Friday evening reception for members and guests will start the weekend with networking and conversation.

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Remembering Tibbie Roberts

Tibbie Roberts at the Fall 2012 Women's Forum Meeting

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.

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Forum Leadership for 2013-2014

Lisa Grafstein, president, and Valerie Fields, vice-president will serve as officers of the Women’s Forum for 2013-2014. Learn more about the Forum leadership.

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Jan Allen receives the Susan Hill award

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On April 18, NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina honors long time Forum member Jan Allen is honored with its Susan Hill award. The award, named for a tireless advocate for women’s reproductive health recognizes Allen’s decades long commitment to womens’ rights – “a lifelong activist with deep roots in North Carolina politics and the reproductive rights […]

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