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Layer_Slider_02Purpose: Advocate for policies to sustain advancements for women and girls Initiate programs to benefit women and girls Engage with partners to ensure long term success of the initiatives you support
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We have never been represented by a woman in the U.S. Congress. Spacer_For_Did_You_Know

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Almost 1/2 of our female-headed families with children under five live in poverty.

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Only 14 percent of women ages 25-34 years have earned a bachelor’s degree. Spacer_For_Did_You_Know

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Most victims of human trafficking are women or girls. Spacer_For_Did_You_Know

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3 Reasons Why Helping Others Can Help Your Career

3 Reasons Why Helping Others Can Help Your Career

There is no doubt that volunteering is good for the spirit. However, it can also be good for your career. We talked to our Board Chair, Nancy Merolla to see how getting involved in your community can positively impact your professional life. Check out our top 3 ways in which helping others can help you!

#WhatIReallyReallyWant

#WhatIReallyReallyWant

The internet is going crazy with this video created by the Global Goals for Sustainable Development designed to push for change towards the most common inequalities encountered by women and girls. We’re channeling our inner 90’s teen and dancing to our favorite Spice Girls songs to join the cause. We share the same goals of creating:

Research Reveals Women Could Loose Best Career Opportunities in the Near Future

Research Reveals Women Could Loose Best Career Opportunities in the Near Future

A report by the World Economic Forum on "The Industry Gender Gap: Women & Work in the Fourth Industrial Revolution" suggests that industry changes in the next four years are likely to amplify current gender gaps. The disruptive findings show that as new labor trends materialize, and more jobs become automated, women are more likely to be displaced out of their current positions and could be left out of some of the best career opportunities in the future.

Join us in Welcoming Jadira Hoptry to our Board!

Join us in Welcoming Jadira Hoptry to our Board!

Ever heard that saying, you become like the people you spend the most time with?
We think whoever said this is onto something!!! That's why we choose to select Board members who inspire us to continue growing, developing, and moving forward with our mission. We think Jadira Hoptry, our new Board member, supporter, and motivator does just that!

Guest Blog Post #2: A Heartfelt Thank You!

Guest Blog Post #2: A Heartfelt Thank You!

Most graduates enter the post-college world with a healthy dose of fear and excitement. There’s the excitement that has steadily been bubbling its way into our minds over the past four years. We’ve realized that the real world is full of opportunities that we will finally be able to pursue unfettered by a lingering feeling that we were, to some extent, still children wearing our mom’s high heels or our dad’s oversized business jacket. We have become increasingly aware and excited that those heels and jackets actually belong to us now. What seems even crazier is that they actually fit now.

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