Please join top women leaders from across the community as the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Women's Summit presents the 2012 Women's Summit, "Women, Wages and Work."

The 2012 Women's Summit will be on Friday, April 13, in the Student Union Ballroom, with registration opening at 7:30 AM  Former White House Press Secretary, Dee Dee Myers will be the keynote speaker.

The Summit will educate and inform delegates about issues of public policy, social justice and advocacy.  It will provide training and practical information on such topics as negotiation skills and diversity in the hiring process.  The Summit will include a report on the financial and social wellbeing of women in Charlotte-Mecklenburg, the keynote speech by Ms. Myers, a luncheon speaker, and morning and afternoon breakout sessions.

Dee Dee Myers is the first woman and one of the youngest people ever to be White House Press Secretary, serving during the first years of the Clinton Administration.  Since leaving the White House, Ms. Myers has worked as a political analyst, commentator and writer.  An original consultant to the NBC series, The West Wing, she contributed story lines and technical advice throughout the show's long, prize-winning run.

Ms. Myers is contributing editor to Vanity Fair and a frequent guest on broadcast and cable television networks.  She is also author of a recent book, Why Women Should Rule the World.

To request accommodations, such as sign language interpretation, Braille, or assisted listening devices, contact the Office of Disability Services at 704-687-4355 (tty/v) or

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The 2012 Women's Summit gratefully acknowledges its sponsors, underwriters and donors including:



Novant Health

Novant Health


Wells Fargo


Wells Fargo






Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Blue Cross Blue Shield

PIedmont Natural Gas

Snyder's Lance

Goodrich Corporation


Foundation For The Carolinas

Allen Tate Relocation

UNC Charlotte Metropolitan Studies and Extended Academic Programs

PNC Bank



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Event Date: 
April 13, 2012 - 12:00 PM
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