2023 Healthcare Summit – Washington, D.C.
Join us for an insightful and impactful event! Our 2023 Healthcare Summit is bringing together healthcare leaders, experts, and innovators to tackle the industry’s biggest challenges and opportunities with elected women. With a packed schedule of keynote speeches, panel discussions, and networking opportunities, you’re sure to leave feeling inspired and equipped to make a difference. […]
2023 Annual Conference – Orlando, FL
Discover the power of collaboration and conversation when diverse and accomplished elected women gather. NFWL will experience this firsthand at our 2023 Annual Conference, where women from all over the country will convene in Orlando, Florida to exchange ideas, network, and engage in civil discourse.
NFWL and experts gathered to discuss the buzz around obesity policy and treatment developments. We discussed the recent 60 Minutes segment by Lesley Stahl. Did you know? Fact: Today, over 42 percent of Americans have obesity. Experts predict that fully half of Americans will have obesity by the end of this decade. […]
2022 Annual Conference – Charleston, SC
Access the Materials View and Download the Pictures Take the Survey – Let Us Know Your Feedback! NFWL 2022 Conference Agenda Policy Wrap Up NFWL Annual Conference Sponsors 2022 Conference Speaker Biographies 2022 Women of Excellence Winners 2022 Student Scholarship Winners NFWL Attendee List Public View Travel Scholarship Information What happens when diverse and impressive […]
2022 Healthcare Summit- Washington, D.C.
NFWL will bring together 30 + elected women and provide the opportunity to connect and learn from one another and experts from all facets of the healthcare industry.
2021 Annual Conference- Memphis, TN
NFWL’s Annual Conference brought together over 80 elected women from across the country to Memphis, Tennessee to share policy ideas, network, and engage in civil discourse. We had a blast! Use the links below to access the resources you need. Access & Download Pictures from Event Click here to view. View the Agenda and Policy […]
Webinar- Protecting against risky financing
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Webinar: Championing Her Progress
Access the Resources: View the Webinar Recording: Informative resources and data from our presenters Dr. Tanouye’s Presentation Washington Representative April Berg’s Bill: HB 1273 Alliance for Period Supplies: Period Supply Drive Tool-Kit Connect with Allied Partners End Period Poverty with NFWL: Sign up now to stay in the loop!
Webinar: The Role of Natural Gas and Oil Industry: Tackling Climate Change and Providing U.S. Energy
Connect with Our Speakers: LinkedIn: Megan Bloomgren and Stephen Comstock Access the Resources: View the Webinar Recording: Informative resources and data from our presenters Access the speakers’ slides: Energy Citizens: Explore issues by state Energy for Progress: Follow along with the latest STEM Careers Coalition: Engage to empower educators to teach STEM effectively in the classroom, foster equity and access […]
Webinar – From Lab to Jab: What Legislators Should Know
View the Webinar Recording: Informative resources and data from our presenters Access the speakers’ slides: Scott & Pricilla’s Presentation Dr. Tan’s Presentation Visit the Immune Action Coalition’s Website: Key Covid-19 Vaccine Resources Visit PhRMA’s Website: The latest on their work to fight the coronavirus
Webinar: Protecting Aging Americans
Access the Webinar Presentation: Informative resources and data from our presenters. Watch the video shown at the start of the webinar. Access key Wells Fargo resources: Protecting those you love Full Speaker Bios: Be sure to read about their expertise. View the Webinar Recording: Listen in and see what you missed. More Resources: Wells Fargo […]
Webinar-Obesity: Addressing a National Crisis
Obesity is a complicated disease, affecting roughly 40% of adults. It is estimated that at least 30% of an individual’s annual healthcare costs is spent on treating obesity-related conditions. During Obesity Care Week, NFWL is taking a moment to look at how elected women can support initiatives to address obesity, improve the lives of their constituents, and look out for their states’ healthcare budgets.
Webinar: How a Diverse Energy Portfolio can Achieve Clean Energy Goals
This session will look at how electric companies are leading the transformation to a cleaner energy future, and how incorporating sources such as nuclear energy, which provided 55% of America’s carbon-free electricity in 2019, continue to pave the way for carbon free energy solutions.
Webinar: The Latest on Racial Disparities and the COVID-19 Battle
Webinar with PhRMA: This time focused on what their industry is doing to address racial disparities, highlighting their work on COVID, which has had a devastating impact on communities of color., and efforts to encourage more patients to participate in clinical trials, especially people of different ages, races, ethnicities and genders.
Webinar: Research on Minimum Wage Jobs and Small and Midsize Businesses
Through both research and advocacy, The Pew Charitable Trusts provides data, analysis, and guidance to help states navigate these fiscal challenges and identify potential policy approaches. Access the updated Grab ‘n Go for a list of helpful links and resources produced by Pew’s State Fiscal Health project on state fiscal issues and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Webinar: Culture and the Workplace
The post-COVID workplace will be very different. Policymakers and employers can shape it. Remote work, social distancing and economic stress can wreak havoc on company culture. This is why culture is more important than ever.
Return to work requires a thoughtful and careful strategy. SHRM is helping workplace and policy leaders through the recovery.
Webinar: COVID-19 Response
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves in the U.S. and around the world, the private and public sectors are joining forces to find solutions to address this global public health crisis. Healthcare Ready, a nonprofit established in 2006 in the wake of Hurricane Katrina by PhRMA, other industry associations, and the American Red Cross, has joined forces with these partners again during COVID-19 to facilitate the distribution of financial support and in-kind donations of personal protective equipment, medicines and critical medical supplies to communities in need, including communities of color and those with marginalized populations.
Wisconsin Spring Symposium 04.24.20-04.25.20
For Women Policymakers April 24-25, 2020 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.
This is a great opportunity for elected women at the State and Local levels to get together to share their thoughts, ideas and to be encouraged through networking, training and motivational speakers. Registration is only $25.00!
2019 Annual Conference
Take a look back at NFWL’s 2019 Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas!
Evolution of Marijuana Policy Summit
August 15-16, 2019 The National Foundation for Women Legislators hosted a Marijuana Policy Summit to address a critical state policy issue that is unfolding in real time in legislatures across the country. By bringing together a group of 30 elected women who are considering legalization in their state or municipality, or in states where […]
Wisconsin Spring Symposium 04.26.19-04.27.19
Calling all women policymakers in the Wisconsin region! NFWL is excited to host our Wisconsin Spring Symposium April 26-27 in Eau Claire. Join us for two days designed to boost your leadership skills and further develop expertise on important topics. Registration is only $35.
Annual Conference 11.13.18-11.17.18
Join NFWL at the Omni Shoreham in Washington DC for our 2018 Annual Conference. November 13-17 will be filled with policy presentations, networking opportunities, and leadership development. Click the event title above to register today!
Workforce Development Summit 08.20.18-08.21.18
NFWL is proud to bring elected women to Alexandria, VA for an invite-only summit focusing on Workforce Development. Click the event title above for more information and to express your interest.
Delaware Dome Tour 06.13.18
Join us at the Delaware State Capitol Tatnall Building Room 112 in Dover, Delaware on June 13, 2018 from 1:00pm-1:30pm to learn what NFWL has to offer to elected women!
National Children’s Day of Action 06.10.18-06.10.18
Women across the country came together to highlight victims of human trafficking, who are too often children.
Celebrating Women in Public Office Day 03.19.18
NFWL is proud to launch our new proclamation. Help us make March 19 of every year “Celebrating Women in Public Office Day.” The purpose of this proclamation is to recognize the hard work of elected women that often goes unnoticed, recognizing these dedicated women break down barriers every day in addition to their regular workload. Download our proclamation template to start the process!
Springfield, MA Celebrating Women in Public Office Day 03.09.18
NFWL Member Councilor Kateri Walsh is hosting a Celebrating Women in Public Office Day event on March 9 at Western New England University School of Law. The event will recognize Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, along with other local elected women. All are welcome to join. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
Conference Call with the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease
Join NFWL and the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease on Tuesday, February 6 at 2:00pm ET for a conference call, open to all elected women. The call will discuss information and initiatives regarding chronic disease issues. Elected women will also have ample time to ask the experts questions. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2017 Annual Conference
From its bustling downtown to its quiet neighborhoods, Minneapolis has it all.
Join NFWL at the Loews Minneapolis Hotel November 14-18 for our 2017 Annual Conference.
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Wisconsin Fall Symposium 10.27.17-10.28.17
Calling all women policymakers in the Wisconsin region! NFWL is excited to host our Wisconsin Fall Symposium October 27-28 in Eau Claire. Join us for two days designed to boost your leadership skills and further develop expertise on important topics. Registration is only $20.
2017 Backpack Program
Each year, NFWL partners with the Office Depot Foundation (ODF) to provide backpacks to elected women across the country, so they may donate these backpacks to school children in their communities. These events take place throughout August and September.
State Director Leadership Summit
BY INVITATION ONLY: The State Director Leadership Summit will be in Washington D.C. September 21-22. These two days of leadership training are specially designed for NFWL State Directors, Board Members, and Committee Chairs. If you are interested in becoming a State Director, please contact Allison Jensen at email@example.com.
Policy with Pew 08.29.17
Join NFWL and the Pew Charitable Trusts’ policy experts for a conference call on Tuesday, August 29 from 2:00-2:30pm ET to discuss the opioid epidemic and how evidence-based policy can help tackle the crisis. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
New York Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party 08.16.17
Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo is holding her second Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Parties for middle school girls on August 16 in Binghamton, New York. NFWL is excited to bring this program to Assemblywoman Lupardo’s district again.
North Carolina Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party 08.05.17
Councilwoman Lori Bush is hosting a Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party for teen girls (ages 13-18). Join her at the Cary Theatre in Cary, NC on August 5 for this great event.
2017 Leading with Civility Conference 08.02.17-08.04.17
This year, SLLF partners with the National Institute for Civil Discourse (NICD) and the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) to bring you Leading with Civility: Seeking Solutions to Polarization and Incivility in State Legislatures. The program will be held in Centerville, Massachusetts (on Cape Cod). Registration is by invitation only and will be limited to 24 legislative leaders. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Mississippi Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party 07.28.17
Mississippi State Representative Sonya Williams Barnes is hosting this event for teen girls at the Marsha Barbour Community Center on July 28 from 10:00am-12:30pm.
New York Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party 07.11.17
New York Assemblywoman Tremaine Wright is hosting an event for teen girls ages 13-18 on June 11 at 6:00pm at the Restoration Plaza. NFWL is looking forward to this Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party.
New Jersey Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party 06.17.17
Senator Dawn Marie Addiego, Assemblywoman Maria Rodriguez-Gregg, Freeholder Kate Gibbs, and Freeholder Linda Hughes are teaming up with Rowan College at Burlington County to host a Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party for teen girls on June 17 from 9am to 1pm. Join these elected women for an amazing event.
New York Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party 06.09.17
New York Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright is hosting an event for teen girls ages 13-18 on June 9 at 4:00pm at the Julia Richman Education Complex. NFWL is looking forward to this Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party.
New York Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party 06.01.17
Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo is holding Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Parties for middle school girls on June 1 in Binghamton, New York. NFWL is excited to bring this program to Assemblywoman Lupardo’s district.
New York Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party 05.27.17
Assemblywoman Michele Titus is hosting a Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party for teen girls (ages 13-18) in South Ozone, New York at the South Ozone Park Library on Saturday, May 27 from 11:00am-2:00pm. Any questions about attending can be directed to (718) 327-1845.
California Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party 05.16.17
Mayor Pro Tem Laurene Weste and Councilwoman Marsha McLean are hosting a Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party for teen girls (ages 13-18). Join them at the Valencia High School Library in Santa Clarita,CA at 4pm on May 16 for this great event. Sign up to host your own by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arkansas Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party 05.10.17
Representative LeAnne Burch is hosting a Hidden Figures Viewing and Coding Party for teen girls (ages 13-18). Join her at the First United Methodist Church in Monticello, AR on May 10 for this great event. Sign up to host your own by emailing email@example.com.
Policy with Pew- 05.09.17
Join the policy experts at Pew Charitable Trusts for a 30-minute conference call, discussing evidence-based policymaking. The call will feature plenty of time for Q & A and is open to all elected women. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arizona Dome Tour 4.5.17
Join us in the Arizona House of Representatives Rooms 035/038 in Phoenix, Arizona on April 5, 2017 from 11:30am-1:00pm to learn what NFWL has to offer to elected women! To RSVP, email Allison Jensen at email@example.com
Kentucky Dome Tour 3.29.17
Join us in Frankfort, Kentucky on Wednesday, March 29th from 11:00am-12:30pm in the Kentucky Capitol Annex – Room 113 to learn what NFWL has to offer to elected women! RSVP to Allison at firstname.lastname@example.org
Oregon Dome Tour 3.16.17
Join us 5:30pm-7:00pm March 16th for an evening reception at Bentley’s Grill in Salem, Oregon to learn what NFWL has to offer. RSVP by emailing Allison Jensen at email@example.com.
Washington Dome Tour 3.15.17
Join us for a luncheon in the Washington Room at the Capitol building in Olympia, Washington on March 15th from 12:15pm to 1:15pm to learn what NFWL has to offer to elected women! RSVP to Allison Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 Annual Conference
November 16 – 20, 2016
Join us in beautiful Orlando, Florida from November 16-20, 2016. We look forward to seeing you! Click here for more information.
It’s time to #PINKOUT cancer. We want to see all of our elected women in pink clothes on October 28, the last Friday of Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Show us how pink you and your staff can be by posting pictures on social media using #NFWLgoesPink!
NFWL Pennsylvania Dome Tour
Please join NFWL’s State Director, Pennsylvania State Representative Tarah Toohil, for an Evening Reception in the Main Rotunda at the Main Capitol Building in Harrisburg, from 4:00-6:00PM on Monday, October 17th, 2016.
We are calling on all of our elected women to wear their favorite pair of boots Friday, October 14, to raise awareness and give breast cancer the BOOT! Encourage your staff to do the same and post your pictures on social media using #GiveBreastCancerTheBoot and #NFWLgoesPINK!
2016 Backpack Program
In the fall of 2016, NFWL had more than 60 elected women from 23 different states distribute 2,100 backpacks filled with school supplies to under-served children in their area.
DNC Inspiring Women Luncheon
Join us at the NFWL table at the Inspiring Women luncheon discussion at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The event is a luncheon discussion with a focus on the importance of women’s involvement in the political process, how women are faring in races nationwide and how to create a path for women entering politics. RSVP to […]
RNC Inspiring Women Luncheon
Join us at the NFWL table at the Inspiring Women Luncheon Discussion at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. The event is a luncheon discussion with a focus on the importance of women’s involvement in the political process, how women are faring in races nationwide and how to create a path for women entering politics. […]
Policy with Pew Discussion
How Medicaid Enrollment of Inmates Facilitates Health Coverage After Release Wednesday, July 13th at 2pm (Eastern Time) In this 30-minute discussion with Q&A, you will learn more about Pew’s research on states that elected to expand Medicaid to prison populations. Leading the call is The Pew Charitable Trusts’ State Health Care Spending Team. Please RSVP to email@example.com ASAP, if interested in joining the […]
NFWL Human Trafficking Summit
“This summit will open your eyes to the atrocities of human trafficking. It will expose the immediacy of the human trafficking crisis in America: hiding in plain sight in the pews at church, in the grocery stores, and even in our own neighborhoods.”– Michigan Senator Judy Emmons
Wisconsin Spring Symposium
April 22 & 23, 2016
Join NFWL Board Member Representative Kathy Bernier for an exclusive leadership development event that will bring together a mixed group of municipal, county and state elected women, unelected women in government, along with female leaders in education, non-profit organizations and the private sector.
2015 Backpack Program
In the fall of 2015, NFWL had 25 elected women from 21 different states distribute over 6,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to under-served children in their area.