2017 Annual Event


With this event, we celebrate the opportunities that Title IX has created for women and girls during this milestone 45th anniversary!

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Grant Partners 2017

Congratulations…we believe in you!  Thank you for your work and commitment to advancing equity for women and girls in our community.

Why it Matters: Although the number of women in the U.S. Congress has reached an all-time high, the need for leadership change is crucial.

Women will not hold an equal share of seats until the year 2117, if trends continue at the current rate.

We are committed to activating philanthropy

to advance equity for women.

About Our Organization

Refusing to sit on the sidelines

Amanda Braun’s journey to becoming athletic director

Amanda Braun was celebrating her first birthday when Congress proposed a final draft of Title IX, a law banning sex discrimination in publicly-funded athletic programs and creating equal access to sports for women. Throughout her childhood, she never realized the impact that this law would have on her life. […]


Marquette athlete, Nicki Barnes, shares Title IX experience

“Being an athlete prepared me for the workforce”

Today, women are able to benefit from Title IX, signed into law, 45 years ago. Title IX is a law banning sex discrimination in publicly funded institutions, giving female students access to play sports, a privilege their male counterparts have always been able to take advantage of. […]

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.