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.
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. […]
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.
Milwaukee, WI, October 27, 2016 – Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee announced today the appointment of Lisa Attonito as the new Executive Director.read more