Florida Commission on the Status of Women Announces 2018 Officers

Tallahassee, FL (February 5, 2018) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) announced today the election of its 2018 Officers. “We welcome these new officers, who make up our 2018 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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Commission Releases 2017 Annual Report

Tallahassee, FL (January 1, 2018) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women, is pleased to present its 2017 Annual Report, highlighting our program of work in 2017 through collaboration, education and celebration, and laying the groundwork for Commission initiatives for 2018. Our goal will continue to be focused on reaching out across the State…

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Florida Commission on the Status of Women Welcomes Jenna Persons

Tallahassee, FL (December 14, 2017) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) announced today the appointment of Jenna Persons by Senate President Joe Negron. As a partner in the law firm of Strayhorn & Persons, she takes pride in her work and being a part of projects that will beneficially impact our community…

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Commission Announces 2018 Essay Contest

Commission Announces 2018 Women’s History Essay Contest Click here for official entry information. Tallahassee, FL (Updated December 7, 2017) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is seeking entries for the 2018 Women’s History Essay Contest from students in grades 6–8. The Commission invites students to participate in order to gain a more…

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Florida Commission on the Status of Women Welcomes Cara C. Perry

Tallahassee, FL (November 28, 2017) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) announced today the appointment of Cara Carlton Perry by Senate President Joe Negron. She is the Assistant Vice President of Communication for Florida Atlantic University’s Northern Campuses, which include Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute in St. Lucie County and John D. MacArthur…

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Florida Women’s Hall of Fame Celebrates 35th Anniversary & 100th Inductee

ORLANDO, FL — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women today inducted the state’s 100th member into Florida Women’s Hall of Fame at a distinguished ceremony in Orlando as a part of the Future of Florida Forum. Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the Hall of Fame honored 2017 inductees Mary Lou Baker (Pinellas County), Kathleen…

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Commission Announces 2017 Florida Women’s Hall of Fame Inductees

Tallahassee, FL (September 1, 2017) — Florida Governor Rick Scott has selected three outstanding Florida women for induction into the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame – Mary Lou Baker, Kathleen “Scotty” Culp, and Katherine Fernandez Rundle. Governor Scott chose the three women from a list of 10 distinguished nominees selected by the Florida Commission on…

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Florida Commission on the Status of Women Welcomes Representative Heather Fitzenhagen

Tallahassee, FL (July 19, 2017) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) announced today the appointment of Florida State Representative Heather Fitzenhagen by Speaker of the House Richard Corcoran. Originally from Dallas, Texas, graduated from Hollins University with a BA in political science and earned her J.D. from Nova Southeastern University Law School.…

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Florida Commission on the Status of Women Welcomes Madelyn E. Butler, MD

Tallahassee, FL (May 5, 2017) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) announced today the appointment of Madelyn E. Butler, MD, to the FCSW by Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam. Commissioner Butler was born in Cuba and immigrated to the United States with her family at a young age. She spent her childhood in Georgia, then…

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