NFWL's Dome Tour

NFWL's Chair, Senator Diane Allen, has been touring the country to talk with women legislators and inviting them to our Annual Conference. Check back to see if she is coming to your state soon!

To invite Senator Allen to your state contact Allison Jensen at

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 1st, 5:30-7:30pm Reception 
Florida Historic Capitol Museum, Senate Chambers
400 South Monroe Street                  
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Hosts: NFWL Chair of International Outreach Representative Gayle Harrell, FL State Director Representative Holly Raschein, Representative Lori Berman and Senator Geraldine Thompson Sponsored By: Casey Family Programs 

Tuesday, April 7th, 5:30-7:30pm Reception
North Carolina Museum of History, Lobby
5 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Hosts:NC State Director Representative Rosa Gill, Representative Pat Hurley, Representative Bobbie Richardson and Senator Tamara Barringer Sponsored By: Reynolds American Inc. 


Past Events

Columbia, SC 

On Thursday, February 19th, Senator Allen traveled to visit the elected women of South Carolina for a breakfast reception on Capitol grounds. The event was hosted by SC State Director Senator Katrina Shealy, NFWL Immediate Past Chair Councilwoman Joyce Dickerson and 2014 NFWL Elected Woman of Excellence Award recipient Representative Mandy Powers Norrell.



Harrisburg, PA

Senator Allen visited the elected women of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, June 17th, with a breakfast reception in coordination with our partners at Casey Family ProgramsThe event was hosted by Representative Tina Davis. 


Wilmington, DE

On May 13, 2014 Senator Allen traveled to Wilmington, Delaware for a lunch reception with some of the elected women of Delaware. Representative Helene Keeley, Speaker Pro Tempore of the Delaware House of Representatives was our partner for the event.



St. Paul, MN

Senator Allen finished her Midwestern trip with an evening reception in St. Paul, Minnesota. Senator Carrie Ruud, Minnesota State Director for the National Foundation for Women Legislators, was our host. NFWL Member Representative Pam Myhra also assisted in recruiting colleagues to our event. The reception was held at Forepaugh's Restaurant in downtown St. Paul. NFWL would also like to thank Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P. for helping to host the event.

Madison, WI

The Second leg of Senator Allen's tour of the Midwest was Madison, Wisconsin. The evening started with a reception hosted by Representative Kathy Bernier and other elected women from Wisconsin, including NFWL Member Representative Melissa Sargent. Senator Allen then had the opportunity to attend the Wisconsin Women in Government's 27th Annual Recognition and Scholarship Gala with legislators from across the state.




 Lansing, MI

Senator Allen Kicked off her tour of the Midwest on Tuesday, May 6th with a breakfast reception for the elected women of Michigan. Representative Alberta Tinsley-Talabi was our host. Casey Family Programs also had the opportunity to present and   we would like to thank them for their support.