Women Funded 2017

Tools For Turbulent Times


Tools For Turbulent Times

Mobilizing for equality today requires bold, persistent, action. At Women Funded 2017, you’ll be connected, coached and rejuvenated to lead in a world where unpredictability is the new norm.

Join 350+ women’s fund and foundation leaders, corporate foundations investing in economic security, senior executives of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and issue experts from around the world. Together, we will get the tools needed to advocate for women and girls. Because we don’t just talk about change, we do it.

Keynotes in Action

Conference Themes

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Getting it, growing it, keeping it
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Representing, diversifying, leading
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Organizing, mobilizing, advocating
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Healthy bodies, healthy minds, healthy lives


Valerie Jarrett

Former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama and Former Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls

Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw

African American Policy Forum

Ted Bunch

A Call to Men

Olivia Henry & Roselyne Chroman Swig


  • I never heard women’s issues talked about this way.

    — Male executive at a GenderByUs corporate training, hosted by Women's Fund of Central Ohio —
  • Health care will say no to our communities. Education will say no. Safe, affordable housing will say no. Mental health services and drug treatment will say no.  Jobs will also say no.  But prisons, prisons will always say yes.

    — Tanya, a formerly incarcerated woman in California —
  • Knocking on doors when you have no idea what you will find on the other side, finding that sometimes they are not ready to hear what you have to say, sharing information that one day will be exactly what they need to hear.

    — PROMOTORA, community health worker —


+ Leadership

From the rural communities of the Southeast to mid-western towns, [...] More →

+ Health

Everywhere in the world you look, women’s reproductive health [...] More →

+ Health

Mass incarceration deeply affects women, girls, and transgendered women in [...] More →

+ Money

Political and social realities require quick action, flexibility and new [...] More →

+ Community

Arts have become an integral part of movements, protests, and [...] More →

+ Community

Women’s foundations in the U.S. and Australia are [...] More →

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