Annual Event 2018
Donna Kleczka was an outstanding Event Chair. She had an active Committee that created a fabulous experience. Thank you for coming…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.
Annual Event 2019
Please Save the Date…Wednesday, October 30, 2019.
Women’s Fund Presents…The Power of Philanthropy with Joan Marie Johnson, PhD.
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.
Milwaukee Business Journal – Patti Keating Kahn, Joan Robertson honored by Women’s Fund for philanthropy: Slideshow
Milwaukee real estate executive Patti Keating Kahn and philanthropist Joan Robertson were among nine women honored Nov. 1 by the Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee for their philanthropy work in southeastern Wisconsin. Check out the attached slideshow to see photos from the event, which was held at the Harley-Davidson Museum.
The annual Power of Philanthropy drew hundreds of Milwaukee-area business and community leaders. The keynote speaker was author and philanthropist Joan Marie Johnson, whose most recent book was “Funding Feminism: Monied Women, Philanthropy, and the Women’s Movement, 1870-1967.” In her book, Johnson discusses historical milestones, themes in women’s philanthropy and the impact of money.read more