Commission on Women
KIPDA ADD Meeting Announced
Frankfort, KY: The Kentucky Commission on Women (KCW), an office attached to the Office of the Governor, is pleased that the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Louisville and Derby City Chapter, Federally Employed Women (FEW), will be hosting the 2006 KIPDA ADD Regional Meeting on August 26, 2006. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. at the Lang House, Ewing Ave, Louisville, Kentucky.
The meeting will focus on legislature and how it affects the lives of Kentucky women in the areas of education, equity, leadership, economic sufficiency, health and well-being. A special session on “Women and Money” is also being offered. (The agenda follows this page.) “The impact of this meeting will be felt across the Commonwealth at the 2007 Governor’s Conference on Kentucky’s Women,” said Glenda R. Woods, KCW Executive Director, “We are proud to be working with LWV and FEW to improve the status of Kentucky’s women.” The Regional Meetings will occur in all of Kentucky’s 15 Area Development Districts during 2006.
Kentucky’s women rank 49th in the percentage of women with Bachelor’s degrees, 48th in political participation, and 50th in health and well-being. For more information on the local meeting, contact Rhonda Smith (502) 339-8878. For more information on the work of the Commission, visit www.women.ky.gov