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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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
WUWM Lake Effect: Olympian Meghan Duggan, ‘Game Changers’ Keynote Speaker, and WF Executive Director, Lisa Attonito
Advocate, Olympian, and philanthropist, Meghan Duggan talks about her recent retirement and the fight for gender equity in sports. Meghan will also be the keynote speaker in the Women's Fund Milwaukee event, Game Changers: Driving Equity Forward, happening today,...
Pictured here, (R) is Lisa Attonito, Executive Director of the Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee and Lori Highby, (L) President of Keystone Click, in the Keystone studio for the podcast recording. "What advice would you offer to the business professional who is...