Archive for the ‘Profiles’ Category

 

Hon. Janice McKenzie Cole

What is the best career decision that you have made? To leave my home, the big City of New York, and move to rural northeastern North Carolina.  When I came to NC, I was the only female attorney practicing in a seven county judicial district. 

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Roberta Madden

   What is the best career decision that you have made? I accepted a position with the YWCA Greater Baton Rouge, first as Executive Director, later as Director of Racial and Social Justice.  Working there for nearly 20 years, I fully embraced the YWCA’s mission:

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Susan Harman-Scott

What is the best career decision you’ve made?  To make changes in my career path when the opportunity presented itself — from college teacher to banker to attorney. If you had to do it over again, what would you do differently? I would be less concerned about making

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Martha Wray Lowrance

  What is the best career decision that you have made? Joining the Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office as a Child Advocate.   This position gave me the ability to use my counseling skills and my attorney skills to help families with problems in many

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Jayne Fleener, Ph.D.

What is the best career decision that you have made? When I was first starting out, I had multiple opportunities for employment.  I did not pick the position that offered me the most money (in fact, it was the fourth lowest of five offers) but

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Hon. Elaine Marshall

What is the best career decision that you have made? Attending law school If you had to do it over again, what would you do differently? Start law school sooner How have women helped further your career? By creating opportunities for me to gain knowledge

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Barbara Ann F. Hughes, Ph.D.

What is the best career decision that you have made? To select dietetics/nutrition. If you had to do it over again, what would you do differently? Take additional courses in genetics, biochemistry and human metabolism. How have women helped further your career? Women have primarily

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Angela Farthing

What is the best career decision that you have made?   I made two career decisions that were best for me at different times in my life.  The first was becoming a high school teacher where I know I made a difference in the lives

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Jo Anne Sanford

What is the best career decision that you have made? To go to work with state government, out of law school. If you had to do it over again, what would you do differently? Very little, in terms of profession.  In terms of personal life,

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Janis Ramquist

What is the best career decision that you have made? To become self-employed rather than take the low pay men wanted to pay me. If you had to do it over again, what would you do differently? I would choose a less stressful career than

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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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