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NC Council for Women Advisory Board

The Council for Women Advisory Board consists of 20 members appointed by the Governor. The Council has the following functions and duties:

  1. To advise the Governor, the principal State departments, and the State legislature concerning the education and employment of women in the State of North Carolina; and
  2. To advise the Secretary of Administration upon any matters the Secretary may refer to it.

Mission: To achieve equality for all North Carolina women by advocating for education, health and safety, economic security and social justice.

Vision: North Carolina will be the best state for quality of life for women.

Current Initiatives:

Status of Women in North Carolina Reports

This report will highlight the progress and obstacles of women and youth in NC, showing the diversity of their experiences across age, racial/ethnical backgrounds, immigrant status, and different regions of the state. The NC Council for Women and Youth Involvement will release the Status of Women as 4 separate reports: Employment & Earnings, Health & Well Being, Political Participation, and Poverty & Opportunity.

Meeting Dates

February 20, 2020 (10am to 2pm)
May 21, 2020 (10am to 2pm)
August 20, 2020 (10am to 2pm)
October 15, 2020 (10am to 2pm)

Council Members 

Jenny Black (Chair) Candance Gingles Andreina C. Hall

Emily Kirby

Del Mattioli Catherine McDowell Settle Monroe

Crystal Moore

Dr. Kimberly Moore Mindy Oakley Dana O'Donovan

Dr. Particia Parker

Dr. N. Joyce Payne The Honorable Robin Robinson Elsa Maria Jimenez-Salgado

Adrienne Spinner

Carrie Stewart

Annette R. Taylor

Lyric Thompson

Katherine Woodbury

Meeting Minutes

February 7, 2019 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved
May 16, 2019 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved
August 22, 2019 CFW Meeting Minutes Approved
October 17, 2019