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Women NC’s 9th Annual Local to Global Celebration Honoring Juanita Bryant

James B. Hunt, Jr. Library ∙ North Carolina State University ∙ Centennial Campus
Thursday, March 8, 2018, 6:00PM

Women NC is especially happy to announce, ‘The Juanita M. Bryant Fellowship Program’ this year. Celebrating a lifetime of commitment and activism in service to the advancement of women- in North Carolina, the United States, and the world, Juanita’s commitment to youth has inspired Women NC to honor her by the naming of its youth leadership program.

WomenNC held their 9th Annual Local-to-Global Celebration: Honoring Juanita Bryant on March 8, 2018. Our Fellows were able to present their original research projects to an audience of 160 community members. The following week, our Fellows had a successful trip to the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Session at the United Nations in New York, where they were able to present their research to a global audience. Read the Press Release for more information.

Global to Local United Nations CSW Reflection Symposium

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
7:00 – 8:30 pm (followed by reception)
Freeman Center for Jewish Life at Duke University

WomenNC 2017 fellows will bring the reflection of their one week trip to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women 61st session to NC Communities.

Durham Local to Global Women Forum

Cities for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Durham County Human Services Building – 414 East Main Street
Durham, NC 27701


Students from North Carolina universities will be joining the Durham government to impact the lives of women and girls.


Keynote Speaker: Brenda A. Howerton, Durham County Commissioner

Award Presentation: One outstanding woman who has impacted the Durham community

Entertainment: TBD

WomenNC Fellows:

Zoe Willingham – Duke University (Sr.)

“Dynamics of Women’s Wage Gap in a Changing Urban Economy”

Cristy Villalobos – Meredith College (Sr.)

“Access to Reproductive Healthcare for Incarcerated Girls and Women”

Lauren Frey – North Carolina State University (Sr.)

“Barriers to Implementing Dating and Sexual Violence Prevention Education in Durham Schools”

Tickets ($25) include a seated dinner with entree (vegetarian and non-vegetarian), salad, and beverage from City Kitchen. Deserts will be provided by local restaurants.

Friendship table reservations ($300) include eight seated dinner tickets with entree (vegetarian and non-vegetarian), salad, and beverage from City Kitchen. Deserts will be provided by local restaurants. It also includes a $100 dollar donation and a reserved table. For more information on sponsoring this event, please refer to our sponsorship options.

For questions please call or email Beth Dehghan, 919-744-4778


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