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DukeDC Women's Forum is the oldest and most active Duke Women’s Forum in the country!


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Welcome to the DukeDC Women’s Forum, the oldest and most active Duke Women’s Forum in the country! We provide many opportunities for learning, career development, and fellowship in Washington, DC, ranging from our very popular quarterly speakers’ programs to Neighborhood Coffees to our Career Advisory Network, Community Service events, and outings to museums, wineries, art galleries, film festivals, and theatre.

We welcome alumnae from all of Duke’s Schools and departments, as well as current students, Duke parents, Duke men, and Duke grads visiting DC. While we sometimes focus on public policy issues, politics and foreign policy (this is Washington, DC after all!), our programming has covered an array of topics including caring for aging parents, women’s health, leadership, transitions in women’s lives, the arts, entrepreneurship, salary negotiation, and teens and social media.

Learn More

Learn more about the Women's Forum by visiting the national program page.

Interested in additional women's programing? Learn about Duke's biennial Women's Weekend.

Get Involved

Attend an event: Find a social, cultural or educational event on our calendar and sign up. You’ll meet interesting people with all different kinds of Duke backgrounds, but who share your desire to stay connected to Duke.

Volunteer: Have an idea for an event? Know an inside track on a unique venue? Want to get involved with event planning or help on a local committee? Volunteer in your region!

Spring 2016 Women’s Forum Neighborhood Coffees Schedule

The DukeDC Women’s Forum Neighborhood Coffees Host Committee is excited to announce our Neighborhood Coffees for Spring 2016!  Join Duke women of all ages for informal get-togethers and enjoy a glass of wine or other beverage and light fare. Neighborhood Coffees take place twice each year in various locations throughout the Washington, D.C. area.  You are welcome to attend any of the Neighborhood Coffees, simply RSVP to the ones that suit you best.  We encourage you to bring your Duke friends and together celebrate our Duke connections! See the ‘events’ tab for the complete listing.
The members of the Neighborhood Coffee Host Committee are Anne Berry '06, Marta Perez Drake '92, Odaale Lamptey '02, Louise Meyer '87, Anna Pfeiffer '77, Valerie Rind ’83, Megan Tooley '08 and Kim Reed '86, Chair of the Women’s Forum. 

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