NFWL Newsletter- September 2016



Tuesday, September 13th, 2016


Conference Countdown!

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Join us November 16-20 at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, Florida for the 2016 National Foundation for Women Legislators Annual Conference. Learn from fellow legislators and industry experts about the latest policy initiatives, and come together with elected women from across the aisle to make life long friends!

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Exclusive NFWL Event: A Night At Universal

Friday, November 18, at Universal Orlando Resort™

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Get ready for one of the biggest celebrations we’ve ever thrown – a street party in Skull Island: Reign of Kong™ and Jurassic Park™ at Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park just for you. All night long, you’ll have unlimited access to all kinds of excitement as you face off with prehistoric beasts and the most colossal ape ever to walk the Earth – King Kong. It’s an entire evening of action and thrills – and it’s all yours.

Jurassic Park TM Universal Studios/Amblin. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2016 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.

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Nominate an Elected Woman

Let’s Recognize Excellent Women!

Deadline: This Friday, September 16

 

It’s that time again! Every year, at our Annual Conference, NFWL recognizes the accomplishments of amazing women with our

 

Elected Women Of Excellence Awards!

 


Meet our Conference Co-Chairs

 

We are honored to introduce our 2016 Conference Co-Chairs. We are thrilled to have your leadership and continuous involvement within our organization. Your commitment to inspire and empower women is admirable. Thanks for all your hard work, ladies!

 

“This is going to be an amazing conference as we bring these incredible women from all across the country together to share and discuss our legislative ideas.” Rep. Harrell

“Honored to be among a distinguished group of women whose commitment to their constituency goes beyond a nine to five job.”

Rep. Raschein

“The insight of women legislators is pivotal to the effectiveness of good government, collaboration, and diversity.” Sen. Thompson


Bylaws

 

It is the policy of the National Foundation for Women Legislators that any provisions of the current bylaws may be altered, amended, or repealed with a two-thirds vote of the NFWL General Membership at the Annual Meeting (Nov. 16, 2016 in Orlando, FL).

The Bylaws Committee ask that any suggested changes be submitted to [email protected] by October 1.

CLICK HERE to view the current NFWL Bylaws


NFWL Conference Events

 

 

Jay Newton-Small Keynote Address & Book Signing for Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works Installation Dinner 11.19.16

Jay Newton-Small
Keynote Address & Book Signing for Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works
Installation Dinner
11.19.16

Cindy Storer Special Guest Former CIA Terrorism Analyst Adjunct instructor at Johns Hopkins University 11.17.16 at 11:45 AM

Cindy Storer
Special Guest
Former CIA Terrorism Analyst
Adjunct instructor at Johns Hopkins University
11.17.16 at 11:45 AM

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice Special Guest President and Dean Morehouse School of Medicine 11.18.16 at 9:15 AM

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice
Special Guest
President and Dean
Morehouse School of Medicine
11.18.16 at 9:15 AM

NFWL's Exclusive Night At Universal's Islands of Adventure™ 11.18.16 at 7:30 PM

NFWL’s Exclusive Night At Universal’s Islands of Adventure™
11.18.16 at 7:30 PM

An Hour of Coding with Microsoft™ 11.19.16 at 3:15 PM

An Hour of Coding with Microsoft™
11.19.16 at 3:15 PM

Membership Meeting with Speed Networking 11.16.16 at 3:00 PM

Membership Meeting with Speed Networking
11.16.16 at 3:00 PM

 


 

Get Involved in Constitution Day!

Celebrate on September 16!

NFWL is proud to announce our new partnership with the Civics Renewal Network, as we support the movement to promote constitutional and civic literacy.

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The Civics Renewal Network is an alliance of 29 organizations that are working together to raise the visibility of civics education, improve the quality of classroom resources and strengthen civic life in the United States. The CRN website makes it easy for teachers, students and citizens of all ages to identify a wide array of resources for young citizens.

  • Constitution Day is a federal observance that recognizes the signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, 1787.
  • Get involved in this annual celebration of our nation’s Constitution by participating in the Civics Renewal Network’s Preamble Challenge, Naturalization Ceremonies, and other Constitution Day activities.

 

Congratulatory Announcements

Round of Applause                                                                                                           Introducing Two New Board Members

Diane Allen

The National Foundation for Women Legislators’ Immediate Past Chair, Senator Diane Allen of New Jersey, has been selected to serve in the Governing Institute’s Women in Government Leadership Class of 2017. Congrats, Senator Allen!

 

 

 


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