Annual Event 2018
We are pleased to announce that Donna Kleczka is our Event Chair. She has an active Committee that is working on the theme and event logistics. More to come…
SAVE THE DATE….
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Why it Matters: Although the number of women in the U.S. Congress has reached an all-time high, the need for more women in leadership roles is crucial.
Women will not hold an equal share of seats until the year 2117, if trends continue at the current rate.
Recent News at the Women’s Fund
Former WF Board Director and long-time supporter, Missy Levit, has announced a $2,500 challenge grant! Missy will proudly match all gifts made to the Women’s Fund in support of HER Scholarship program for the entire month of July.
The Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee was selected by Associated Bank, the main event sponsor to partner and celebrate together.
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.
Journal Sentinel — Annette Stoddard Freeman helped create college scholarships for women 35 and over
Annette Stoddard Freeman worked as an administrator for the United Way and as a counselor at the Counseling Center in Milwaukee and co-founded a college scholarship for women 35 and older. Freeman made a difference in Milwaukee.read more
Milwaukee Business Journal — Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee celebrates 45th anniversary of Title IX: Slideshow
Donna Orender, CEO of Orender Unlimited and former president of the Women’s National Basketball Association, was the keynote speaker at the Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee event Wednesday to celebrating the 45th anniversary of Title IX and its significant contributions to advancing equity for women.read more