Carolina Women Lead!

The Carolina Women's Leadership Council is taking our mission beyond campus. Council members contribute their time, energy, and resources to champion Carolina in their home regions and local communities.

A Carolina Evening at the Mint - April 2023

CWLC in partnership with 100 Women at KFBS and Bank of America Private Bank hosted a reception for 125 Charlotte women and tour of the Picasso landscapes exhibit at the Mint Museum in Charlotte on April 24th.

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Cocktails and Conversation with Bank of America - December 2022

CWLC, in partnership with Bank of America Private Bank, hosted a beautiful holiday reception at BOA headquarters at One Bryant Park in New York City in December. Attendees also enjoyed breakfast and a private tour of the Alex Katz exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum of Art the next day.

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CWLC 2022 Annual Meeting

The Carolina Women’s Leadership Council had a successful year, hosting our Annual Meeting in fall this past year due to the continued impact of the pandemic). This meeting focused on the student experience before, during, and after Carolina.

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CWLC 2022 Eve Marie Carson Lecture

The 2022 Eve Marie Carson Lecture Series featured a lecture and performance from Michelle Dorrance, founder and artistic director of the award-winning tap dance company Dorrance Dance, followed by a converation with her father, Anson Dorrance, head coach of UNC Women's Soccer.

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Carolina Women's Evening in Charlotte - November 2019

Another great Carolina evening at the home of Women’s Leadership Executive Committee member Leslie Whitman ’90 on Thursday, November 14th. A special thank you to our hostess, Leslie and Women’s Leadership Council co-chairs Molly Froelich ’83 and Mary Anne Dickson ’63 — Carolina benefits from your support of, involvement in and love of the University. It was great to see so many young Carolina alumna and women’s leadership council members at Leslie’s. A huge thank you to Women’s Lacrosse coach Jenny Levy, who built the lacrosse program from scratch and is now celebrating 25 years with the team. Jenny uses the field as her classroom to emphasize the importance of Women’s athletics on campus and the crucial role these women play both on and off the field.

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Carolina Women's Evening in Atlantic Beach - July 2019

We gathered at the beautiful Coral Bay Club in Atlantic Beach on July 17th, where we had the pleasure of hearing from Susan Gravely. Susan is a two-time Carolina alumna ’73 and ’79, member of the Carolina Women’s Leadership Council, and founder and creative director of VIETRI, Inc., a lifestyle brand of Italian artisan-crafted dinnerware and home and garden accessories. Susan shared the story of VIETRI, founded in 1983 with her sister, Frances, and their mother, Lee, after a family trip to Italy. VIETRI is now America’s largest Italian ceramics importing company

Carolina Women's Evening in Greenville - January 2019

It was great seeing so many of you for a Carolina evening at the home of Aurelia Monk on Wednesday, January 30th. We missed all who were unable to attend. A special thank you to our hostesses from the Carolina Women’s Leadership Council. Aurelia Monk, Louise Clement, Suzanne Pecheles, Linda Stephenson, Gray Stoughton, Ann Whichard and Martha Williams. The evening began as Kevin Guskiewicz, then the dean of the UNC College of Arts & Sciences and now our new interim chancellor, brought news of exciting happenings at Carolina and at the College including the Shuford Program in Entrepreneurship. It was wonderful to have Skye Page ’22 represent the Program and share her Carolina experience. We are excited to have Kevin Guskiewicz in this new role guiding the University through the campaign and this next chapter.