Through their diary comics, Breena Nuñez explores everything from the awkwardness of racism to growing up as a queer Afrodescendiente […]
As we pass from one season to another, I want to take a moment to celebrate the big victories, small […]
April 24, 2018 Written by Rhiannon Rossi, Program Officer, Women’s Foundation of California Here at the Women’s Foundation of California […]
Violets, all juniors and seniors at Marlborough, have awarded over $200,000 in grants since 2006 to organizations that are working to improve the lives of underprivileged women and girls in the Los Angeles area through education. This year they awarded $10,000 each to four remarkable organizations.
As I read Kristin van Ogtrop’s article, Why Ambition Isn’t Working for Women, in last week’s Time magazine, I reflected […]
Over the last 16 years, our giving circles have collectively awarded over $10.8 million to 518 outstanding nonprofit organizations that serve low-income women and girls.
Kathryn was a dear friend and we will miss her terribly. The celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, May 16 at 4 PM at the Stanford Faculty Club.
Gina Clayton, a 2014 Soros Justice Fellow at the Women’s Foundation of California, writes about the devastating effects of mass incarceration on women. Gina is Founder of Essie Justice Group, a fiscal project of the Foundation.
Women in positions of power tend to build more broad-based coalitions. They are more likely than men to act with urgency to shift the priorities to focus on health and human services, education and community infrastructure.
The world lost a great warrior for justice and philanthropy on October 29. Our board member, Jan Tuttleman passed away […]
When my twin brother and I were little, people would often ask what we wanted to be when we grew […]
Last week, we held our fourth annual Momentum Awards. I loved the event for many reasons. Some things that stand […]
As the 2011/12 Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) class teams wrapped up their policy projects we had a reminder that the […]
Being a parent is a unique and extraordinary experience, one that at its roots is about caring for another. Yet […]
On Wednesday, March 30, the Women’s Foundation of California celebrated International Domestic Workers Day by co-hosting a webinar with the […]
In the small unincorporated community of Lost Hills in California’s Central Valley, residents lack sidewalks, bus stops, libraries, clean water, […]
I caught the most recent episode of Jersey Shore (MTV) the other night. Putting aside for a moment the fact […]
Maternity leave has granted me many wonderful things: precious, irreplaceable time with my new son, Julian; long walks rediscovering Golden […]
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