The Carolina Women’s Center’s mission is to create an inclusive education and work environment where gender is not a barrier to success, difference and diversity are celebrated, and everyone is safe to live, learn, teach, and work without threat of harm or unequal treatment.
Christi Hurt is the CWC’s Director. Christi is a Carolina alumna, graduating in 1993 with a BA in History and in 1998 with a Master of Public Administration degree. She has been a lifelong advocate for women, with extensive experience in organizational development and leadership transitions. She has worked on the local, state, and national level in nonprofit organizations that advocate for an end to violence against women. Christi has served a principal in her own consulting firm, working on projects that focus on eliminating violence against women and children in North Carolina and across the country. Most recently, she led a project to develop a multidisciplinary plan to eliminate childhood sexual abuse across North Carolina. She worked on a national sexual assault technical assistance project and was an active trainer, facilitator and organizational development consultant. For over nine years, she was with the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs in Olympia, Washington, serving as Acting Executive Director, Associate Director, and Member Services Director. Contact Christi at christihurt[at]unc.edu
Maggie serves as the Program Coordinator for the CWC. Maggie graduated from The College of William and Mary with a BA in American Studies and a minor in Sociology. She has done extensive community service focused on homeless, rural, low-income, and disadvantaged groups, and her experience as a Community Investment Intern with United Way has given her skills in program administration and evaluation. Contact Maggie at maggiegrant[at]unc.edu.