In order to implement the second step of the CEDAW in Durham, NC, Coalition for Cities for CEDAW had a retreat session on Feb 2, 2019. This event was organized by Durham Women Commission and WomenNC.
The session analyzed the status of women in Durham to prepare the agenda to present to the Durham county and Durham city. Representatives included of AAUW, NCNOW, UNWomen, Durham Women Commission, Durham Mayor’s Women Council, Durham Rape Crisis Response, and Brenda Howerton Durham County Commissioner.
The event was facilitated by Sara Bausch, a member of the Durham Women Commission. WomenNC scholars, Amy Jiang and Amelia Steinbach, presented their research titled DPS Professional Learning Communities: Fostering Equity and 21st Century Skills in CS Education and The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence, HIV, and Affordable Housing.