Advisory Groups, Authorities, & Commissions

Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

 

 

Women of Vision Award (formerly Person of Vision)

2014 Call for nominations

The Arlington County Commission on the Status of Women seeks nominations for the 2014 Women of Vision Awards.  Awardees will be honored at the Commission’s 28th Annual Women of Vision Awards:  Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment on March 4, 2014.  

 

About Arlington County CSW

The Commission was first established in 1974 as an advisory committee to the County Board and consists of volunteer members appointed by the Arlington County Board for three-year terms. CSW Works to advance initiatives and policies that empower women and serves as a community advocate and resource on the social and economic interests of all Arlington women.

CSW Works to advance initiatives and policies that empower women and serves as a community advocate and resource on the social and economic interests of all Arlington women.

CSW focuses on the following issues:

  • Violence against women (sexual and domestic violence and street harassment)
  • Women's health and access to health care
  • Awareness and prevention of gender discrimination
  • Economic opportunities for women
  • Housing and transportation
  • Care-giving (place-based living, and childcare)
  • Education

 


The Commission on the Status of Women meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7PM in the Azalea Conference Room at the Arlington County Government Main Office Building, 2100 Clarendon Boulevard. 


News From CSW

2013 Women of Vision Awards Winners

The Commission on the Status of Women is proud to honor the following winners:

Government: Dr. Katharine Panfil is deeply committed to education, and her career as an educator spans over 30 years and several countries, including principal of Key and Randolph Elementary schools.

Business:  Denise Hart, along with another member of Women in Technology, started The Leadership Foundry to increase the number of women on corporate boards in our region.

Non-profit:  Linda Denny is an executive with over 30 years of experience in managing for profit and not-for- profit companies, has served as president of WBENC, and been appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Women’s History Museum.

Rising Star:  Angela Guzman is director of Fundraising and Constituent Relations at Integrated Direct Marketing and has chaired a women’s health organization and helped launch a scholarship program.

The awards were presented on March 7, 2013 at the Arlington County's Women of Vision award ceremony. 


Commission Activities
Women of Vision Awards, Notable Women, Marshall Scholarships


About the Commission
Commission Background, Members' Profiles

Get In Touch

For more  information, please contact CSW (at) arlingtonva.us or:
Commission Chair - Krysta Jones krystanjones@gmail.com
Staff Liaison - Anna Maynard amaynard (at) arlingtonva.us

Recommended Links in areas of interest to women

Affiliations, Business, General Interest, Health, International Women's Rights,
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CONTACT US

Arlington Commission
on the Status of Women
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 318
Arlington, VA 22201


Contact:
Anna Maynard (Staff Liaison)
Office of Human Rights
County Manager's Office

TEL: 703-228-7096 (V/TTY)
FAX: 703-228-4390
E-mail:
amaynard (at) arlingtonva.us

Arlington County is committed to the letter and spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). To request an accommodation, please contact the staff liaison.


Last Modified: January 13, 2014
2100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201 Tel: 703-228-3000 TTY: 703-228-4611