Blog (Women's Fund News)
We were feeling a little retrospective this week so we dug up some old factoids from our past 25 years in existence. To the right is our old logo from when we used to be a fund within the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
Destiny – a state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand.
Please designate your United Way gift to the Women’s Fund. This gift will support our social change grantmaking and capacity programs that create sustainable and long-lasting change for our community. The Women’s Fund is an unaffiliated eligible United Way Agency. Donor Choice #88533
Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Margaret Henningsen, our new Executive Director. Margaret was selected by our Board of Directors following a nationwide search and is the second executive director since the Women’s Fund became an independent entity in 2006.
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Women & Girls: A Snapshot
In 2011, there was a 13.6% drop in Milwaukee’s teen birth rate—its lowest level in decades—to 35.7 births per 1,000 females aged 15-17 years old.