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The largest philanthropic network in the world dedicated to women and girls unveils interactive online tool to amplify the stories of women, their families, and their communities.
SAN FRANCISCO – September 20, 2016 – Women’s Funding Network today announced the launch of a new Economic Security Digital Storytelling Platform at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting. The uniquely interactive digital tool seeks to bring attention to a leading challenge facing women in the U.S. and around the world—economic security—and lift up the vital work of women’s foundations that are addressing this issue.Read More
Advancing women and girls’ economic security is more than a women’s issue—it is also a catalyst for family and community change.
Formed in 2011, the Partnership for Women’s Prosperity (PWP) is a national partnership of six leading women’s foundations and the Women’s Funding Network working together to unleash the economic power of all women — community by community. PWP supports the efforts of economically vulnerable women to gain financial and economic security through education, job training, and employment opportunities.Read More
New data released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), as part of its Status of Women in the States: 2015 series, finds wide disparities across the states and among racial/ethnic groups when it comes to women’s health and safety.
Women have higher rates of poverty and much lower rates of business ownership than men in all 50 states, including the District of Columbia, despite having made significant progress over the last 25 years in attaining a college education.Read More
In 2012, changing times and new leadership at Women’s Funding Network presented an important opportunity to reflect on the state of the women’s funding movement. The transition encouraged us to recommit to our purpose as a global Network and to our potential as a movement for change.