Commission Seeks Nominations for 2018 Achievement Award

Tallahassee, FL – Nominations for the 2018 Spirit of Community Awards (formerly the FCSW Achievement Awards) are now being accepted through August 17, 2018, by the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. The newly named Spirit of Community Award recognizes meritorious women and men who have improved the lives of women of Florida and…

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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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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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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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