National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL)

National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) The power to make a difference! The National Foundation for Women Legislators, Inc. (NFWL), is a non-profit, non-partisan, organization that empowers elected women at all levels of government through issue education, leadership training, earned media opportunities, and networking.

NFWL does not take ideological positions on public policy issues, but rather serves as a forum for women legislators to be empowered through information and experience.

Operating as usual

#MondayMotivation!
11/29/2021

#MondayMotivation!

Need a reminder of how amazing you are? Here is some #MondayMotivation from our #NotesofHope

Thank you Carla and her daughter for creating these beautiful notes that were including in our #WithUSheCan bags sponsored by U by Kotex!

Photos from The Beauty Initiative Inc.'s post
11/22/2021

Photos from The Beauty Initiative Inc.'s post

The Sheroe’s of Broward County. Beauty Initiative. Friends forever #EndPeriodPoverty
11/20/2021

The Sheroe’s of Broward County. Beauty Initiative. Friends forever #EndPeriodPoverty

NFWL’s COO, Renee Dabbs, and former NFWL Board Member Senator Gayle Harrell with the Beauty Initiative and Alliance for ...
11/20/2021

NFWL’s COO, Renee Dabbs, and former NFWL Board Member Senator Gayle Harrell with the Beauty Initiative and Alliance for Period Supplies participating in another period product distribution event in Florida today!

We had an amazing time in Memphis this year! If you joined us, drop a comment below letting us know your favorite part! ...
11/15/2021

We had an amazing time in Memphis this year! If you joined us, drop a comment below letting us know your favorite part! Stay tuned for great photos! #NFWL2021

We had a great time networking, seeing the ducks, and most importantly connecting to the issues that are important. Than...
11/10/2021

We had a great time networking, seeing the ducks, and most importantly connecting to the issues that are important. Thank you to all our elected women and valuable partners for making #NFWL2021 possible. We can’t wait to do it all again in Charleston, SC in 2022!

We had a great time networking, seeing the ducks, and most importantly connecting to the issues that are important. Thank you to all our elected women and valuable partners for making #NFWL2021 possible. We can’t wait to do it all again in Charleston, SC in 2022!

11/10/2021

Did you know 1 in 5 women lack access to period products? This next discussion is centered around the information our elected women need to make sure period products are readily available. This session looks at the policy considerations related to ending period poverty.

11/10/2021

In “Deeper Dive – Cannabis Policy,” panelists including state legislators, regulators, industry leaders, and advocates will share their experiences and insights on successes and challenges in implementing cannabis policy in their respective states. #NFWL2021

11/10/2021

Moving on to our roundtable event! Our great partners are sitting down to do a speed round of discussions with our elected women on a variety of topics. #NFWL2021

@TheFIREorg
@Joeat FIRE
@Ethicon
@JNJCares
@alzassociation
@BFPA_Rescue
@Medtronic
@NRECA

Today’s Peabody Duck Marshall is Senator Katrina Shealy!  #NFWL2021
11/10/2021

Today’s Peabody Duck Marshall is Senator Katrina Shealy! #NFWL2021

Today’s Peabody Duck Marshall is Senator Katrina Shealy! #NFWL2021

11/10/2021

The Stand Together community is showcasing their work in public safety in America at our plenary this morning. @stand_together #NFWL2021

11/10/2021

Good morning and welcome to the final day of our 2021 Annual Conference! We’re starting off with a plenary on 5G and why it matters with a live zoom from @Verizon. #NFWL2021

11/10/2021

NFWL After hours with Hawaiian Air @HawaiianAir is kicking off! A huge thank you to our Hawaii Elected Women for the treats and such a fun night! #NFWL2021

The 2021 winner of the Dean McManus Award is Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso. This award is given to a member of NFWL that e...
11/10/2021

The 2021 winner of the Dean McManus Award is Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso. This award is given to a member of NFWL that embodies the spirt of Dean McManus and her dedication to NFWL. We thank Serena DiMaso for her commitment to the betterment of her community and NFWL. #NFWL2021

The 2021 winner of the Dean McManus Award is Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso. This award is given to a member of NFWL that embodies the spirt of Dean McManus and her dedication to NFWL. We thank Serena DiMaso for her commitment to the betterment of her community and NFWL. #NFWL2021

Tonight, we are honoring the recipients of our 2021 Women of Excellence Awards at the Civil Rights Museum @NCRMemphis. T...
11/10/2021

Tonight, we are honoring the recipients of our 2021 Women of Excellence Awards at the Civil Rights Museum @NCRMemphis. These women have worked tirelessly, often breaking down barriers and overcoming obstacles that once seemed insurmountable, to serve their communities. Thank you so much Centene for sponsoring this amazing award ceremony tonight! #NFWL2021

Tonight, we are honoring the recipients of our 2021 Women of Excellence Awards at the Civil Rights Museum @NCRMemphis. These women have worked tirelessly, often breaking down barriers and overcoming obstacles that once seemed insurmountable, to serve their communities. Thank you so much Centene for sponsoring this amazing award ceremony tonight! #NFWL2021

Photos from Senator Lynn DeCoite's post
11/09/2021

Photos from Senator Lynn DeCoite's post

We are proud to announce the winners of our 2021 Essay Student Scholarship! These outstanding young women have impressed...
11/09/2021

We are proud to announce the winners of our 2021 Essay Student Scholarship! These outstanding young women have impressed their local legislators and were nominated to receive a scholarship to their university along with the opportunity to attend our 2021 conference!
#NFWL2021

We are proud to announce the winners of our 2021 Essay Student Scholarship! These outstanding young women have impressed their local legislators and were nominated to receive a scholarship to their university along with the opportunity to attend our 2021 conference!
#NFWL2021

11/09/2021

In the tradition of NFWL recognizing young women with the Annual Essay Scholarship Contest, four Tennessee college-age women will share their perspectives on women’s expanding role in government, #NFWL2021

11/09/2021

Energy Perspectives for a Clean Future” hosted by @NEI, @AFPMonline, and @Edison_Electric brought together industries working to meet the ever-growing need for clean energy. #NFWL2021

11/09/2021

@PCAAmerica hosted a plenary this afternoon and provided our elected women with research, programs, and practical solutions for creating the conditions for safe, stable, and nurturing relationships and environments for all children, families, and communities. #NFWL2021

Our afternoon workshop was hosted by Reynolds American Inc. and covered to***co harm reduction and what impact this has ...
11/09/2021

Our afternoon workshop was hosted by Reynolds American Inc. and covered to***co harm reduction and what impact this has on state and local jurisdictions. #NFWL2021

Our afternoon workshop was hosted by Reynolds American Inc. and covered to***co harm reduction and what impact this has on state and local jurisdictions. #NFWL2021

Our partners @WellsFargo addressed the Wells Fargo banking inclusion initiative, a 10-year commitment to accelerate unba...
11/09/2021

Our partners @WellsFargo addressed the Wells Fargo banking inclusion initiative, a 10-year commitment to accelerate unbanked individuals' access to affordable mainstream accounts and help unbanked communities have easier access to low-cost banking. #NFWL2021

Our partners @WellsFargo addressed the Wells Fargo banking inclusion initiative, a 10-year commitment to accelerate unbanked individuals' access to affordable mainstream accounts and help unbanked communities have easier access to low-cost banking. #NFWL2021

Looking back on our pictures from the Installation dinner @VisitGraceland last night. Special Thank You to @TVAnews for ...
11/09/2021

Looking back on our pictures from the Installation dinner @VisitGraceland last night. Special Thank You to @TVAnews for hosting this wonderful reception!

11/09/2021

The Peabody Duck March led by Senator Donna Kim!

Workshop time! Our women learned about the impact of obesity on their constituents, the treatments available, and other ...
11/09/2021

Workshop time! Our women learned about the impact of obesity on their constituents, the treatments available, and other ways they can help make a change. #NFWL2021

Workshop time! Our women learned about the impact of obesity on their constituents, the treatments available, and other ways they can help make a change. #NFWL2021

Workshop II discussed the post pandemic future of K-12 Education with speakers from @edchoice and @GradAlliance. #NFWL20...
11/09/2021

Workshop II discussed the post pandemic future of K-12 Education with speakers from @edchoice and @GradAlliance. #NFWL2021

Workshop II discussed the post pandemic future of K-12 Education with speakers from @edchoice and @GradAlliance. #NFWL2021

11/09/2021

Duck Marshall Senator Donna Kim!

11/09/2021

Thank you to the Ma*****na Policy Project for hosting our final morning plenary. This session was so insightful as it covered recent developments in cannabis policy and what to expect next from this growing industry. #NFWL2021 @weedmapspolicy

Day 2 commences with breakfast @PeadbodyMemphis and complementary Flu Shots from our partner @Walgreens! #NFWL2021
11/09/2021

Day 2 commences with breakfast @PeadbodyMemphis and complementary Flu Shots from our partner @Walgreens! #NFWL2021

Day 2 commences with breakfast @PeadbodyMemphis and complementary Flu Shots from our partner @Walgreens! #NFWL2021

Thank you to @Walgreens for helping our elected women stay healthy by getting their flu shot! #NFWL2021
11/09/2021

Thank you to @Walgreens for helping our elected women stay healthy by getting their flu shot! #NFWL2021

Thank you to @Walgreens for helping our elected women stay healthy by getting their flu shot! #NFWL2021

The party isn’t over yet! Special thanks to @Weedmaps for hosting our post dinner celebrations! #NFWL2021
11/09/2021

The party isn’t over yet! Special thanks to @Weedmaps for hosting our post dinner celebrations! #NFWL2021

The party isn’t over yet! Special thanks to @Weedmaps for hosting our post dinner celebrations! #NFWL2021

Judge Loyce Lambert Ryan inducting our 2022 Board Members! #NFWL2021
11/09/2021

Judge Loyce Lambert Ryan inducting our 2022 Board Members! #NFWL2021

Judge Loyce Lambert Ryan inducting our 2022 Board Members! #NFWL2021

After a tour of the Graceland Mansion, our Installation dinner @VisitGraceland is commencing! Thank you to all of our me...
11/09/2021

After a tour of the Graceland Mansion, our Installation dinner @VisitGraceland is commencing! Thank you to all of our members for joining us this year! We had a great time inducting our 2022 Board of Directors. We can’t wait for a great year to come! #NFWL2021

After a tour of the Graceland Mansion, our Installation dinner @VisitGraceland is commencing! Thank you to all of our members for joining us this year! We had a great time inducting our 2022 Board of Directors. We can’t wait for a great year to come! #NFWL2021

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11/09/2021

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11/09/2021

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Having an amazing time at the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) conference in Memphis at the historic Peabody Hotel Memphis TN with elected women across the country discussing policy.

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NFWL’s National Policy Committees offer elected women and industry experts an opportunity to discuss timely issues facing the nation with the purpose of adopting Resolutions, drafting model legislation, and raising awareness about key programs and initiatives. The Committees are active throughout the year via teleconferences and special events. Official Policy Committee meetings occur at the Annual Conference each fall. NFWL facilitates eight full Committees including: Business, Housing & Economic Development; Crime, Justice, Terrorism & Substance Abuse; Education, & Training; Energy, Natural Resources & Agriculture; Health & Empowerment; International Affairs; Tribal Affairs; and Veterans Affairs.

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Despite everything going on with COVID19, Hawaii Women Senators took time to participate in 100 Susans for 100 years! #strongwomenstrongamerica
Congratulations Ladies, Press On !!!!