Women’s Summit

Register for the 2023 Women's Summit

Using our Collective Power to Advance Gender Equity

Friday, September 29, 2023 | Tamaya Resort in Bernalillo, NM

If you are unable to attend the Women’s Summit in person you may attend virtually.

Register above to attend virtually. Please know that virtual attendees can view the main events in the ballroom only. 

Meeting link and information to log in: Zoom Meeting information: Meeting ID: 917 4231 0844 | Passcode: 441307  

The New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women - Announces its first annual Women’s Summit Conference

The New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women plays a vital role in advancing the rights and empowerment of women in the state. As a government entity dedicated to promoting gender equality, the commission works tirelessly to address issues that affect women and ensure their voices are heard. One of the significant initiatives undertaken by the commission is the Women’s Summit. This conference serves as a platform for women from diverse backgrounds to come together, share experiences, and discuss pressing matters related to gender equality. The Women’s Summit provides a supportive environment for participants to engage in meaningful dialogue, collaborate on solutions, and inspire one another. Through this annual event, the commission seeks to foster social change, advocate for policy reforms, and create a more inclusive society where women can thrive.

One of the significant outcomes of the Women’s Summit is its ability to impact funding opportunities for women-centric initiatives in the state. By bringing together funders and nonprofits, the conference serves as a catalyst for increased financial support. Nonprofit organizations working towards improving the lives of women in New Mexico can showcase their work to potential funders, establishing connections and securing vital resources. The conference acts as a bridge, linking funders with organizations that are driving positive change, thus augmenting the financial resources available for initiatives focused on women’s empowerment and well-being.

Moreover, the Women’s Summit plays a crucial role in supporting and strengthening nonprofit organizations in New Mexico. By providing a platform for networking and knowledge-sharing, the conference bolsters the capabilities of these organizations. Nonprofits can learn from one another, exchange best practices, and form collaborations to maximize their impact. The conference also offers educational sessions, panel discussions, and networking opportunities, equipping organizations with the tools and knowledge they need to address the evolving needs of women in the state effectively.

Additionally, the Women’s Summit offers a valuable opportunity for political leaders to gain insights into the work being done by nonprofits and understand the pressing issues faced by women in New Mexico. By engaging with organizations and attending conference sessions, lawmakers can gather information and perspectives that inform their decision-making processes. This firsthand exposure to the challenges and successes of nonprofit initiatives helps lawmakers identify potential gaps in existing legislation and consider new bills or policy measures that may be required to support women’s rights and well-being. The Women’s Summit thus serves as a crucial avenue for collaboration between nonprofit organizations and political leaders, fostering a more informed and responsive approach to policymaking.

In essence, the Women’s Summit Conference organized by the Commission on the Status of Women stands as a powerful event that drives collaboration, sparks innovation, and inspires action to improve the lives of women in the state. By bringing together stakeholders from various sectors, it builds bridges, fosters support, and generates transformative solutions. The conference represents a pivotal step towards a more inclusive society where women’s voices are heard, their rights are protected, and their potential is fully realized.