The 58th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Conference, will be held March 10-21, 2014 in New York City, more details by clicking here.
In accordance with its multi-year programme of work (ECOSOC resolution 2009/15), the 2014 priority theme of the Commission on the Status of Women is “Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG)* for women and girls”.
The Commission will also evaluate progress in the implementation of the agreed conclusions from its fifty-fifth session on “Access and participation of women and girls to education, training, science and technology, including for the promotion of women’s equal access to full employment and decent work”.
NOTE: Invitation Details found below for WomenNC’s Fellowship CSW Presentation in New York – March 11, 2014
WomenNC thanks all the CSW Fellowship Applicants who submitted their completed applications, essays and references.
The 2014 Fellowship applicant pool was one of the most qualified group we have had the pleasure to review. They not only excel academically, with impressive track records of community and collegiate service, but many have global experience that will enhance their local-to-global-to-local WomenNC connection.
WomenNC proudly awards the following students as the 2014 CSW Fellows:
- Isabella Higgins is a double major in Women’s Studies & Sociology, with a minor in Hispanic Studies, and is a Junior at UNC-Chapel Hill. Research Topic: Impact of Maternal Prenatal and Postnatal Care on Infant’s Health
- Alexandria (Alex) Polk is a Sophomore at NCSU, majoring in International Studies/Political Science, and minoring in Economics.
Research Topic: Women and Girls Access & Participation in Science & Technology Education
- Sarah Scrivens is a Women’s Studies major, as a Junior at Duke University, minoring in Religion and African & African American Studies.
Research Topic: Young Adult Involvement in Social Justice – Local, National, & Global Level
- Max Seunik is a Junior at UNC-Chapel Hill, pursing degrees in Public Health Policy & Management, Global Studies, while minoring in Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies. ResearchTopic: U.N. Post-2015 Agenda – Resources for Gender Equality
- Amy Watson, is majoring in Sociology and minoring in Social & Economic Justice, as a Junior at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Research Topic: Role of Healthy Relationship Messages in Fighting Violence Against Women
From October through January, WomenNC’s 2014 Fellows formulate their fellowship topic as it pertains to the 58th CSW Theme (Millennium Development Goals) and in conjunction with an issues challenging women in North Carolina. Their intensive research includes partnering with regional North Carolina organizations exhibiting best-practice efforts, and will culminate in a local-to-global panel presentation at the United Nations’ 2014 Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) Conference in New York.
Join us at WomenNC 2014 CSW Student Fellowship Presentations
When: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 – 8:30-10:00am
Where: Church Center for the United Nations
Boss Room, 8th Floor, 777 First Ave. at 44th St.
UN Plaza, New York, NY 10017
Click Here for Printable Ad to WomenNC Fellows’ CSW Program
The Fellows will return to North Carolina in late March to present their global-to-local insights, new ideas and experiences from CSW, at many local venues.
Click on WomenNC 2014 Student Fellowship Bios & stay tuned for postings of Fellows’ research papers, PowerPoints and Reflections from the United Nations.
Click on our February 20th Event Page for details describing the stimulating evening held Thursday, February 20, 2014, when WomenNC’s 2014 Fellows shared their research findings with over 190 North Carolina community members at the Institute for Emerging Issues, located in the new James Hunt, Jr. Library at NC State University Centennial Campus, Raleigh, North Carolina.