March is Women’s History Month
March is National Women’s History Month and the Broward County Commission on the Status of Women honors these extraordinary women in our community who nevertheless persist in the fight against discrimination at all levels and in all forms. Their achievements and contributions are successfully challenging the status quo and championing change for women in the workplace.
The 9 Broward County honorees are featured this month in an exhibit in the lobby of the Governmental Center, 115 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale. The 2018 Women’s History Month theme is “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women”
The Broward County Commission on the Status of Women is an advisory board dedicated to advancing gender equality, empowering women in achieving their fullest potential, eliminating barriers to that achievement, recognizing women's accomplishments and initiating collaboration to inspire community action that positively affects women.
Through education and advocacy, the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) identifies and helps resolve economic, health, social and other issues facing women in our community. The 18 member CSW Board appointed by Broward County Commissioners is dedicated to:
• Improving the status of women in Broward County
• Advocating legislative and administrative action to promote equality for women
• Creating awareness of women’s needs, contributions and potential of all women
• Seeking new expanded services for women in education, child care, employment, housing, social concerns, criminal justice, finance, marriage, families and more.