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2024 North Carolina Conference for Women

The Status of Women in Tomorrow's NC

Wednesday, August 28, 2024
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

NC State University
McKimmon Conference and Training Center
1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh, NC 27606

Welcome to The Status of Women in Tomorrow’s NC, the signature conference hosted by the North Carolina Council for Women and participating state agencies, to explore pressing policy challenges and promising solutions for advancing equality and justice in North Carolina. Held on August 28, 2024 at The McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh, this conference will delve into the key themes explored in the Council for Women’s scholarship and advocacy efforts—from health and wellness to political participation to economic justice—with an eye to gathering leading stakeholders, changemakers, and thought leaders from the local, state, and national levels.

With keynote addresses by the Governor of North Carolina, Roy A. Cooper, and the White House, the conference is sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Administration’s Council for Women & Youth Involvement, in partnership with the state’s Department of Adult Corrections, Department of Commerce, Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Information Technology, Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, and Department of Transportation.

If you are committed to making tomorrow’s North Carolina stronger and more equitable for women and their families, you definitely do not want to miss this educational opportunity and chance to network with other aligned professionals!

This event will be an informative and energizing day-long policy conference that features dynamic keynote speakers, high-level government officials from the federal, state, and local levels, and passionate advocates. It will offer a rich variety of educational policy sessions on topics such as:

  • Economic opportunity and justice
  • Bodily choice and reproductive freedom
  • Raising a family in North Carolina
  • Political participation and civic engagement
  • Gender and climate change
  • Women’s health and aging
  • Gender-based violence
  • Public education
  • The world of women’s work

Who Should Attend?

This event is intended for people who work on issues of concern to women and their families, such as:

  • State or local government elected officials and employees
  • Advocates and non-profit employees
  • Academics, researchers, and policy advisors
  • Members of local women’s commissions
  • Representatives of philanthropic organizations

Top 3 Reasons to Attend

  1. Learn about policy issues impacting women and their families in North Carolina, and hear from today’s leaders about tomorrow’s solutions
  2. Learn how to get involved and support change at the community, state, and national levels
  3. Meet and network with colleagues across the state working on similar issues

There is no cost for in-person or virtual attendance, but registration is required.

Thank you to our conference sponsors!

Only invited agency and private sponsors will be offered an opportunity to exhibit.

North Carolina Department of Administration, Council for Women and Youth Involvement
NC Department of Health and Human Services, NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
NC Department of Adult Correction, NC Department of Transportation, NC Department of Commerce, NC Department of Information Technology, NC Department of Environmental Quality