2018 Celebration of Women Elected to Office

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  • Tiffani Teachey (left) with Charlotte City Council member Dimple Ajmera (right) at the 2nd annual Celebration of Women Elected to office reception. Photo credit: Qcitymetro
  • The 25 honored elected officials are announced during the 2nd annual Celebration of Women Elected to Office reception. Photo credit: Qcitymetro
  • State Rep. Beverly Earle, recipient of the inaugural Dovey Johnson Roundtree Heroine Award. Photo credit: Qcitymetro
  • Event attendee Victoria Watlington. Photo credit: Qcitymetro
  • County Commissioner Vilma Leake (left), honoree at the 2018 Celebration of Women Elected to Office. Photo credit: Qcitymetro
  • The Links chapter members congratulate fellow member Judge Yvonne Mims Evans (center) who was awarded The Order of the Long Leaf Pine -- the state's highest honor -- at the 2018 Celebration of Women Elected to Office. Photo credit: Qcitymetro
  • Honorees at the 2018 Celebration of Women Elected to Office. Photo credit: Qcitymetro

“This is what democracy looks like!”

Six words repeated throughout the evening as the Black Women’s Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg and the Charlotte Women’s March honored 25 local women during the 2nd annual Celebration of Women Elected to Office on Dec. 6. [Read the story]