E N G A G I N G, E N C O U R A G I N G & E N D O R S I N G
W O M E N I N P U B L I C O F F I C E
Women in Numbers (WIN) is a nonpartisan organization established to engage, encourage and endorse qualified women to be elected to public office.
After the 1991 Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings in which Anita Hill testified in front of an all-male committee, WIN's founders realized they needed to raise money to elect women and change the agenda. Since its founding in 1992, WIN has become a growing force by endorsing more than 100 candidates and contributing more than $225,000 to their campaigns. WIN relies upon membership, fundraising events and sponsors to make this possible.
Beyond financial contributions, WIN hosts educational forums to give women the guidance and tools they need to engage in the political process and run a viable campaign. Similarly, in 2012, WIN launched the WIN Salon Series to engage the community and foster conversation among civic-minded individuals.
Mary Nell Bryan, President
JoAnn Tumey, President Elect
Mercedes Jones, Past President
Brittainy Jones, Jr. Board Director
Melani Smith Weed
Hattie DeWalt, Executive Director
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BOARD of DIRECTORS
Brittainy Jones, Jr Board Chair
Carey Whitworth, Chair-elect
Taylor Dawn Craig
Anna Catherine Davenport
May W. Shayne
Susan W. Simons