written by Janice Mukhia
Dr. Meggs, Executive Director of the Women + Girls Research Alliance (W + GRA) a division of urbanCORE at UNC Charlotte, will be one of 20 women appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to serve as an at-large member of the North Carolina Council for Women. As part of a cohort of 20 Council members, Dr. Meggs will advise the Governor, the principal state departments and the state legislature concerning education and employment of women in North Carolina. Part of her role will also encompass advising the Secretary of Administration on any matters referred to the Council by the Secretary.
The North Carolina Council for Women’s mission is to achieve equality for all North Carolina women by advocating for education, health and safety, economic security, and social justice. For more information, visit the NC Council for Women. For information on W + GRA visit https://womengirlsalliance.charlotte.edu, or email Dr. Michelle Meggs.