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See our 2017 Fellows present on their research at the 61st  UN Commission on the Status of Women Conference! The UN CSW Fellows will embark on their trip to the UN for the Commission on the Status of Women Conference on March 15th, where they will present their research and represent North Carolina on the […]

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March 2nd Newsletter

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  March 2nd Newsletter 2017 Durham Local to Global Women Forum is a Success! Activists, students, and Durham community members gathered on Thursday, February 23rd to show their support for the #CEDAWforDurham campaign and see presentations from local politicians, community leaders, and the 2017 WomenNC CSW Fellows. Highlights included keynote speaker Durham County Commissioner Brenda […]

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December 19th newsletter

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Join us at our February Event: Durham Local to Global women forum Please mark your calendars for our annual local-to-global event! Come support CEDAW at a community-minded event featuring speakers and performances from Durham and presentationsby our CSW fellows on their research on issues of gender inequality in Durham. The event will be from 6:00 to […]

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Wake County Commission for Women Releases State of Employment for Women Report

The Wake County Commission for Women (WCCW) has spent the past four months researching how women in Wake County are faring in the workforce. The State of Employment for Women Report is available online on the WCCW website.

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3rd Quarter Achievement Report

Dear team members, I would like to thank all of you for the great work that you have done to pull your committees together, to write your annual plans, and to make WomenNC’s operation smooth in a such short period of three month! The following is the highlights of our amazing achievements: Advocacy program To […]

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September 25, 2016 Newsletter

Cora Cole-McFadden, Durham Mayor Pro Tempore, to Speak at Fall Event We are very pleased to announce that Ms. Cole-McFadden, Durham Mayor Pro Tempore and Durham City Council Member, is to speak at our Fall Event, CEDAW and Fellowship: Voices for Women. Ms. Cole-McFadden has been vocal in her support of the creation of a […]

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August 25, 2016 Newsletter

CSW Fellowship Application Open Until September 25th Encourage the young women in your life to apply for the CSW Fellowship. Applications are due on midnight on September 25th. WomenNC UN CSW Fellowships are awarded to young women and men to conduct original gender equity research in City of Durham following the principles of the UN […]

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August 10, 2016 Newsletter

This past July, WomenNC appointed new board and committee members for the following committees: Advocacy, the Convention on the Status of Women Fellowship, Events, Fund Development and Public Relations. Get to know the board members for each of the committees by reading the bios below. Advocacy Committee Jamie Cole is the Policy Advocate for the […]

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Status of Women in NC & Best Practices Reports!

WomenNC, on behalf of the NC Cities for CEDAW Coalition, partnered with the Public Policy department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Spring 2016 semester for best practices research to implement the principles of CEDAW at the local level. After a full semester of work, we are happy to share […]

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WomenNC Board & Committee Positions – Now Accepting Resumes!

It’s that time of year again! We are seeking recommendations for nominations for WomenNC’s board and committee members, and we would love your input! Please let us know anybody who you think would be a good fit for any of our currently available Board positions and committee members, which include o   Vice President (1) o   Administrators (2) […]

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