“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.
Forever appreciated and remembered.
Gwen was an active HER Scholarship Committee member and significant donor. Dozens of HER Scholars have benefitted from her commitment and generosity. We are delighted Gwen’s family announced the Women’s Fund as an option in lieu of flowers.
August 18, 2020, 10am • A Virtual Event
Learn about our grant process, the mission of advancing equity for women and also hear about the priorities for this year’s grant cycle.
We are certain several of our HER Scholars will graduate in May. We are certain new HER Scholarship applications will be received and reviewed in the coming weeks. We are certain the Event Committee planning our Women’s Fund Presents event for October is considering a variety of scenarios and will do their best to provide a meaningful experience.
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…
Join Us for Game Changers, Driving Equity Forward
October 23, 2020, 3pm • A Virtual Event
Event proceeds work to advance equity for women by providing scholarships, supporting grants to local non-profits addressing systemic issues, and convening the community to change attitudes, behavior, and culture.
The Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee recently honored 12 Milwaukee women, including Raquel Filmanowicz of BMO Harris Bank and Becky House of Rockwell Automation, as "Futurists in our Community," as part of its "The Future, 2030," event. Check out the...
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...