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WomenNC’s 10th Annual Local-to-Global Forum

Join us for WomenNC’s 10th Annual Local-to-Global Forum on February 28, 2019 and celebrate our 10 year anniversary as an organization. Our 10 CSW Scholars and RTI Global Gender Center mentors will have a panel discussion to showcase the research projects completed by this year’s students from Bennett College, Duke University, NC State University, and UNC Chapel Hill.

We will also have a CEDAW award ceremony, during which we will honor a local corporation that has demonstrated good practices related to gender equality in the workplace.

Ticket includes dinner (catered by Catering by Design) and a glass of wine.

We will have live music entertainment and will be raffling off some very exciting items!

Get your tickets here!


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”

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