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Investing in Women to Accelerate Transformational Change – March 14, 2023

Investing in Women to Accelerate Transformational Change: Actionable Ways Funders Can Advance Gender Equality and Justice in their Communities

Webinar | March 14, 2023, 1 PM – 2 PM EST

In honor of Women’s History Month, WFN’s President & CEO, Elizabeth Barajas-Román, will be joining a powerhouse group of women to discuss how we can work together to close the gender gap within the grantmaking and philanthropy space. Elizabeth will join fundraising expert and leader Kimberly O’Donnell; Ruth McFarlane, Chief Advancement Officer at Ms. Foundation for Women; Chloe Silva, VP of Community Impact at Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona as they discuss their shared commitment to advancing gender justice and equality.

This session will discuss:

  • The state of gender inequality in philanthropy and common misconceptions that persist today
  • How you can shatter antiquated grantmaking practices and implement trust-based funding strategies within your organization
  • How to propose an investment in gender equity practices to your board and secure their support
  • Actionable ways grantmakers can advance gender equality and justice within their communities
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