#RBG Memorial

Brilliant. Bold. Notorious.

In memory of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, please make a gift to demonstrate your appreciation for her life and legacy of advancing equity for women.

HER Scholar Profile

“You cannot deter a determined mind,” says Lynette. “This has been my calling for my entire life. I have sacrificed so much to get here. It is not a second thought.”

Read Lynette’s story of perseverance, the importance of receiving a Women’s Fund HER Scholarship, and why funding this scholarship is an investment the future. 

Our Grant Cycle for 2020 is underway!

Grant Partners announced in December 2020!

In the uncertainty there is certainty

We are certain the HER Scholars are working hard on their studies.  We are certain to announce new Grant Partners for 2021.  We are certain the Event Committee planning our Women’s Fund Presents event for October is creating a valuable experience for all. 

With your investment, we continue to be the certainty in the uncertainty.  Thank you for your generosity.

We are committed to activating philanthropy
to advance equity for women.

About Our Organization

Women’s and girls basic human rights are a part of every election. 

Yet the presidential debates have largely ignored the impacts of sexism and racism. These issues need to be addressed.

As the leaders of women’s and girl’s funds/foundations, gender equity funders and advocates, we call on Kristen Welker, the moderator of the final presidential debate, to put women and girls — especially women and girls of color — and the issues that most impact us front and center. Read the questions and topics here >

 

WHY IT MATTERS

Equity among people is a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.

FACTS

In Wisconsin, men are 2.5 times more likely to be in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) occupations than women.

Although the number of women in the U.S. Congress has reached an all-time high, more women need those roles. If trends continue at the current rate, women will not hold an equal share of seats until the year 2117. We can’t wait that long…

Event Recap: Watch Now  

Be inspired with presentations by Milwaukee Women Leaders from WID, Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee & WCREW!

November 16, 2020 • A Virtual Event

This presentation style event features local women from a variety of industries showcasing their work or passion.