Commission Announces 2019 Florida Women’s Hall of Fame Inductees

Tallahassee, FL (September 9, 2019) — Governor Ron DeSantis has announced the selection of Doris Mae Barnes, Dr. Judith Ann Bense, and Mildred Wilborn Gildersleeve to the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame. Each year, the Governor selects three nominees from recommendations presented by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. They were considered for their work…

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Commission Launches Online Survey

Tallahassee, FL (September 6, 2019) — Wanting to be responsive to the specific concerns and needs of women in Florida, the Florida Commission on the Status of Women asks women to share about the challenges they encounter in their everyday lives through the 2019 Voices of Florida Women Online Survey. Available through November 30, 2019, they survey coincides with the 2019…

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2019 Voices of Florida Women

Tallahassee, FL (September 6, 2019) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is conducting a series of public forums around the state inviting women in Florida’s diverse regions and communities to talk to us about the challenges they encounter in their everyday lives. The 2019 Voices of Florida Women Listening Tour is a coordinated partnership with local…

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Commission Hosts Inaugural 2019 Community Conversation in Southwest Florida

Fort Myers, FL (June 6, 2019) —  Women from across Southwest Florida participated in a free community conversation as part of the Voices of Florida Women project at the City Pier. Dr. Cindy Banyai, Evaluation and Design Advisor to the Southwest Florida Community Foundation and Principal, Banyai Evaluation & Consulting, moderated the event attended by more than 50…

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2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration Plans Underway

Tallahassee, FL (August 2, 2019) —  During the 2019 Legislative Session, Legislation was passed and signed by Governor Ron DeSantis to create the Florida Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration Committee, charged with ensuring a statewide observance of the centennial of women’s suffrage in 2020 (Statute 267.0618). While we await the announcement of the appointees to the Committee, the Florida…

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Commission Seeks Nominations for 2019 Spirit of Community Awards

Tallahassee, FL – Nominations for the 2019 Spirit of Community Awards are now being accepted through August 30, 2019, by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. The Spirit of Community Award recognizes meritorious women and men who have improved the lives of women of Florida and have served as positive role models for women and…

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Commission Announces Finalists for the 2019 Florida Women’s Hall of Fame

Tallahassee, FL (May 31, 2019) — The ten finalists for the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame chosen by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women have been announced and sent to Governor Ron DeSantis who will soon select the 2019 inductees into the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame.  As is customary, the Governor will…

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Florida Commission on the Status of Women Announces 2019 Officers

Tallahassee, FL (February 5, 2018) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) announced today the election of its 2019 Officers. “We welcome these new officers, who make up our 2019 executive committee. Each brings valuable perspectives from the areas of education, business, and public service, as well as a commitment to our mission of improving…

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2019 Women’s Hall of Fame Nomination Deadline Extended

Commission Extends 2019 Women’s Hall of Fame Nomination Deadline Click here for official entry information. Tallahassee, FL (January 31, 2019) —  Good news! In order to accommodate the challenging schedule posed on the Florida Panhandle due to Hurricane Michael, the Florida Commission on the Status of Women has extended the deadline for the 2019 Florida Women’s Hall of…

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