Anne Mackie Award Nominations Due November 18

2010 Winner Nancy Shoemaker with Anne Mackie

Each year NC Women United presents our Anne Mackie Award to recognize an individual’s lifetime contribution to advocacy on behalf of women. Once again the Anne Mackie Award Committee is delighted to request your assistance in highlighting one woman’s contributions and long-term commitment to our common goals. Please review the award criteria and application carefully and submit […]


NCWU Co-Hosts "Miss Representation" Screening


NC Women United is proud to co-sponsor a film screening of Miss Representation on November 29 in Durham. The documentary Miss Representation, by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, and aired on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in October. This powerful new documentary explores how the media’s misrepresentation of women has led […]


NCWU Attends 2011 Governor's Conference for Women

NC Governor's Conference for Women

Thanks to all who stopped by our booth at the NC Governor’s Conference for Women held on November 2 in Charlotte. NCWU sponsored a booth at the conference where, in addition to our organizational information, we also promoted the recently organized HERVotes Campaign. Many national organizations of our state members have already signed on to partner with HERVotes […]


2011 Women's Advocacy Day a Huge Success


Equal Pay advocate, Lilly Ledbetter joined a record number of NCWU supporters at Women’s Advocacy Day on Tuesday, March 1, 2011, at the General Assembly in Raleigh. NCWU was honored to host Ms. Ledbetter who delivered an inspiring keynote address at the opening session on Tuesday morning about her experience fighting for equal pay. Lilly […]


2011 Women's Advocacy Day is March 1st

Join NCWU in Raleigh on Tuesday March 1, 2011 for the 2011 Women’s Advocacy Day. We are pleased to announce that the advocates from across North Carolina will be joined by Lilly Ledbetter, plaintiff in the 2007 Supreme Court case Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire and Rubber, and namesake of the “Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.” […]


NCWU Releases 2009 Legislative Report Card

On April 26, 2010 North Carolina Women United released the results of our 2009 Legislative Report Card, an assessment of progress made on the 2009 Women’s Legislative Agenda. NC Women United members gathered with legislators to celebrate victories but also to call for 2010 action on the pending items on the Women’s Agenda. Of the […]