NC Governor’s Conference For Women Power Up, Power On!

 

2 November 2011 in Charlotte, NC

 

A sold-out crowd of 1500 attended!

Photos of Governor, Group, Malveaux & Dubose:
By: Deborah Triplett

 

 

 

 

Governor Bev Perdue: First woman to hold the Governor’s position. She is the 73rd Governor of NC. She has had a long history of serving in NC government. Her commitment has always been to teachers and excellence in school for the state’s children.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julianne Malveaux, Phd, President of Bennett College for Women, Glassboro NC and

Suzanne Malveaux, CNN Anchor, she has covered the White House Unit for nearly a decade.

“[Across the political board] we need to have more woman candidates.”

 

 

 

Sandra Dubose-Gibson,
Recording Artist, Entrepreneur,
“Stand up, have faith in yourself, no matter what life dealt you. Celebrate you and know you are beautiful. Then the sky is the limit.”

 

 

 

 

 

“You can’t be what you can’t see.”

Surprise lunch treat: Valerie B. Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama. She is also the Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls.

“The three areas that women need to focus in: Science, Technology, and Math.”

Quoting President Obama, “You can tell how far a society is doing to go by how it treats its women.”

“What did you do today to push the envelope?”

 

 

Roberta Binder, Linda Heitel, Sandi Tomlin-Sutker, Jaaz Jones having a great time!

 

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