Examining Hate: A Town Hall Meeting

NFWL Member Senator Geraldine Thompson partnered with the Florida Holocaust Museum and other organizations to present Examining Hate: A Town Hall Meeting. ORLANDO (August 15, 2016) – Senator Geraldine F. Thompson will partner with the Sankofa Project, the Florida Holocaust Museum and other organizations to present Examining Hate: A Town Hall Meeting. Other organizations collaborating in […]

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Senator Geraldine Thompson named Co-Chair of NFWL Conference

NFWL Member Sen. Geraldine Thompson recognized as Conference Co-Chair! “Orlando State Senator Geraldine Thompson has been named a Co-Chair of the National Foundation for Women Legislators. The NFWL Conference will take place here in Orlando from November 16th to the 20th. The NFWL is a non-partisan educational foundation for elected women on the state, county, […]

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Aitkin County Republicans gather for constitution-themed rally

NFWL Chair Elect Senator Carrie Ruud’s participation in Constitution Day recognized! “The Aitkin County Republicans on Thursday gave a platform for state and federal candidates to politick the day before early general election voting begins in Minnesota. The group organized an event at V.F.W. Post 1727 celebrating the 229th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution, with […]

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Representative Lisa Subeck Appointed NFWL Wisconsin State Director

Immediate Release: Representative Lisa Subeck Appointed to Leadership Position         Media Inquiries: Morgan Arnold, 703-518-7931, [email protected]   (ALEXANDRIA, VA) – Representative Lisa Subeck has been selected to serve in leadership for the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at all levels of government. Representative Subeck was recently appointed […]

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NFWL Summit Co-Chair Makes Headlines

Michigan State Senator Judy Emmons made headlines recently for Co-Chairing the 2016 NFWL Human Trafficking Summit! “‘This summit’s goal was to open the eyes of elected women to the atrocities of human trafficking,’ said Emmons, R-Sheridan. ‘It exposed the immediacy of this crisis in America: hiding in plain sight in the pews at church, in the […]

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Representative Leslie Osborn Appointed NFWL Oklahoma State Director

  Immediate Release: Representative Leslie Osborn Appointed to Leadership Position         Media Inquires: Meghan Cusick,703-518-7931, [email protected]   (ALEXANDRIA, VA) –Representative Leslie Osborn has been selected to serve in leadership for the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at all levels of government. Representative Osborn was recently appointed to serve […]

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Sharing a Ray of Hope

A Spotlight on NFWL Human Trafficking Summit Speaker, Former Congresswoman Linda Smith     Imagine this: You are a 12 year old little girl who has spent the last year forced to work as a prostitute as part of a human trafficking ring. After a year of unspeakable horrors, you are finally discovered and freed […]

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Viewpoint: Cape Coral’s First Woman Mayor

NFWL Woman of Excellence from 2015, Mayor Marni Sawicki highlighted in the Pensacola News Journal! “Marni Sawicki had lived in Cape Coral only three years when she ran for mayor. News reports and opinion pieces from 2013 describe a governing body — the City Council and its mayor — as divisive, unprofessional in its deliberations, […]

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Above and Beyond

Getting to know NFWL Board Member, New Jersey Freeholder Serena DiMaso   When NFWL Board Member and Chair of Membership, Serena DiMaso isn’t serving the people of Monmouth County, New Jersey as their dedicated Freeholder Deputy Director, she’s saving their lives as a volunteer with emergency services. We interviewed Freeholder DiMaso this month as part of our […]

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NFWL Chair Sponsors Equal Pay Legislation in Delaware

NFWL News Alert! NFWL Chair DE Representative Helene Keeley celebrated Equal Pay Day last week by co-sponsoring a packet of legislation aimed at ending the wage gap in Delaware, including one to end “salary secrecy”.   From the article: “They’re asking people to consider how they would react is they found out how much their […]

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