Archive for the ‘Profiles’ Category

 

Jo Ann Payne Norris

What is the best career decision that you have made? I was hesitant to accept John Dornan’s offer to join the staff of the Public School Forum of NC, but finally did.  It was the best career decision I ever made.  I had so many

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Judy Lotas

What is the best career decision that you have made? Opening my own company. If you had to do it over again, what would you do differently? Be pickier about my first job. How have women helped further your career? Mostly by example.  

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Barbara Ross Kornegay, Ed.D.

What is  the best career decision that you have made? To continue my higher education to complete my masters and doctorate.  These degrees have opened many doors, and ultimately led me to a very satisfying career. If you had to do it over again, what

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Hon. Linda McGee

What is the best career decision that you have made? To be open to opportunities that came my way and to move forward with them with enthusiasm, especially joining a small town law firm with supportive lawyers, joining the Court of Appeals and contributing to

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Sheri Strickland Mulling

What is the best career decision that you have made? To become an active member of my professional organization and to hold offices at te local, district, state and national levels.  That led to my being elected President of the North Carolina Association of Educators.

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Patsy L. Pierce, Ph.D.

What is the best career decision that you have made? In a broad sense, I think that the best career decision for me was to “never say no.”  Whenever asked to do anything in any of the positions that I have held, I have always

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Mimi Cunningham

What is the best career decision that you have made? When we moved to Oregon, I made a cold call at an international consulting engineering firm.  It led to a job as their first full-time promotional writer.  The person who hired me was a woman. I

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Sharon Valentine

What is the best career decision that you have made? There is no one career decision that I made that I considered the “best.”  Instead I took the risk of changing careers when the opportunity was offered and gained experience in teaching, state and university

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Susan Parry

What is the best career decision that you have made? To run for public office If you had to do it over again, what would you do differently? I would have made time to go on to get my Ph.D.  I wish I had found

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Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins, Ph.D.

  What is the best career decision that you have made? I pursue my passion, stay true to my values and am not hindered by the obstacles of gender, race or socioeconomics.  Whenever I was told that I couldn’t or shouldn’t, I did.  I made sure

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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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