Charlotte, NC – February 12, 2018:  Charlotte will be the official launch city of the 2018 Women2Women National Conversations Tour on International Women’s DayThursday, March 8.

Women2Women will take place at the Queens University Sports Complex and Conference Center, 2229 Tyvola Road in Charlotte from 6:00-7:30PM.The event is free and includes a reception and program/discussion. Online registration is encouraged at https://mainstreetadvocacy.com/charlotte-2018/.

Launched in 2014, the national tour is a series of public meetings taking place across the country designed to engage, motivate and help amplify the voices of women from all backgrounds and political affiliations.

“There’s no denying that 2018 looks to be ‘the year of the woman’ and on International Women’s Day this message will sure to be amplified,” said Sarah Chamberlain, President/CEO of Main Street Advocacy, which organizes the tour. “We look forward to being back in Charlotte and to having the Queen City be our official kick-off location for the 2018 Women2Women national tour.”

Sponsored by Main Street Advocacy – a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization building a movement to empower women and engage them in the political process to make their voices heard in Washington and in their local communities – the tour will be held in partnership with NAWBO Charlotte (National Association of Women Business Owners), the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

In addition to Chamberlain, other Charlotte event panelists include: U.S. Representative Jenniffer Gonález Colón (PR-AL); Katherine Lockhart (SVP at Bank of America); Dr. Pamela Davies (President of Queens University); and Linda Lockman-Brooks, President and Principal, Lockman-Brooks Marketing Services, LLC.

Adds Chamberlain, “This is a tremendous opportunity for women to connect with female lawmakers and business leaders to discuss issues facing you, your family, your business, and your city.”

 

About the Women2Women National Conversations Tour

Launched in 2014, Women2Women is a series of public meetings taking place across the country designed to engage, motivate and help amplify the voices of female voters from all backgrounds and political affiliations. The Women2Women Conversations Tour offers women around the country a chance to engage with women lawmakers and business leaders to discuss the issues of the day. The highlight of each tour stop is the panel discussion featuring local leaders and one of Women2Women’s Members of Congress. For more information about Women2Women in Charlotte, visit https://mainstreetadvocacy.com/charlotte-2018/.


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