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INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Commission for Women (ICW) has been selected to host the 2015 Annual Conference and Business Meeting for the National Association of Commissions for Women (NACW) in July 2015. Cecilia Zamora, NACW president, wrote in her announcement letter, “We are looking forward to bring our conference to your state and to celebrate with the women of Indiana!

NACW’s national membership is comprised of state, county and city women’s commissions representing the interests of millions of women and girls. Each year, the conference attracts commission board members, staff and supporters and provides workshops, networking and briefings on national trends on the status of women. It also offers attendees opportunities to connect with colleagues and peers who are working on issues impacting women.

With assistance from Visit Indy, the Indiana Commission for Women submitted an extensive proposal highlighting the city’s attributes as a meeting location. Indianapolis was recently named the #1 convention city in the U.S. by USA Today. “Not only is Indianapolis a great location because approximately 50% of the nation’s population can travel by car to Indianapolis in a day but NACW hasn’t held its annual conference in the Midwest since 2007,” said Christine Altman, Chair of the Indiana Commission for Women. “So, we hope that our regional colleagues will be able to attend next year’s conference.”

For information on the National Association of Commissions for Women, women’s commissions in local communities or the 2015 NACW conference, contact the Indiana Commission for Women at (317) 232-6720 or info@icw.in.gov.

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About the National Association of Commissions for Women (NACW)
The mission of the National Association of Commissions for Women (NACW) is to sustain, strengthen and advocate for women’s commissions in their work to promote equality and justice for all women and girls and ensure they are represented and empowered in their communities

About the Indiana Commission for Women (ICW)
The mission of the Indiana Commission for Women (ICW) is to understand the needs of Indiana women and their families, and to work strategically both within government and in our communities to help bring about positive solutions. ICW is committed to the full participation of women in all aspects of society in order to make Indiana a better place to live, work and raise a family.