Find out how 12 women’s funds are working to address the critical issues affecting women in the southern United States. In a part of the country too often characterized by its problems, these organizations see enormous potential for women and girls to be the solution.
In recent years, interest in philanthropy for and by women has intensified, accompanied by a growing acceptance of the idea that philanthropic investments in women and girls can accelerate positive change in communities.
Aiming Higher: Removing Barriers to Education, Training and Jobs for Low-Income Women spotlights successful approaches that are being pursued by leadership of the Women's Economic Security Campaign (WESC). These examples offer promising strategies for service providers, policymakers and foundations searching for solutions to the pressing economic problems of our time.