“I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels.” – Maya Angelou
“I want to be remembered as the girl who stood up.”- Malala Yousafzai
Our “She is Fierce” Award Series was created to recognize young women that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and community engagement. One honoree selected each month will receive recognition on our website, social media channels, a certificate, and a small gift. All honorees will also be invited to our Women’s Summit in the Fall of 2017.
Why is it important to recognize young women?
North Carolina state legislature ranks in the bottom 50% based on its proportion of women.
This Sunday Reading recommendation is All the Single Ladies ."Since the late 19th century, the median age of first marriage for women had fluctuated between 20 and 22. This had been the shape, pattern and definition of female life.” Traister examines the role of unmarried women in shaping many of Americas social movements. #sundayreading ... See MoreSee Less
Did you know? Under the proposed federal tax cuts ...
In North Carolina alone, the richest 1% would receive $1,864,400,000 in tax breaks in 2018, if the proposed tax scam is passed. That's the equivalent of 232,996 health insurance premiums, 314,932 Pell Grants, or 17,675 infrastructure-related jobs in the state. ... See MoreSee Less