Tallahassee, FL (March 30, 2018) — 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 Rick Scott who will soon select the 2018 inductees into the Florida Women’s Hall of Fame. As is customary, the Governor will…Details
The Florida Commission on the Status of Women’s goal is to provide communication, promotion and collaboration among the hundreds of organizations working in all 67 counties that are focused on the welfare of the women of Florida. We are all interested in improving the well-being of Florida women and girls – and by extension, all Floridians. In doing so, we strive to be a resource for lawmakers, businesses, and residents so they have a better understanding of these important issues.
Each year, the Commission engages in numerous activities with the focus of raising awareness and celebrating the contributions and successes of all Floridians, along with providing a collaborate platform for those seeking information on issues that affect women, girls and their families in our state.
FLORIDA COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF WOMEN’S HISTORY ESSAY CONTEST Tallahassee, FL (February 7, 2018) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) honored the winners of its 3rd annual Women’s History Essay Contest today during a celebration luncheon at the 22nd floor of the Florida Capitol as part of…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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.…Details