Nicola Schulze, Author at Women's Foundation California

The Financial Education Every Feminist Needs

By Mary MacVean Larkapor Moo would like to buy a house, and she’s certain she’s not alone among the women […]

Taking Care of One Another 💞

Our Women’s Policy Institute is built by people who have been through the program themselves. WPI Alum Marisol, Libby, and […]

Shine Bright Like Diamond ✨

Diamond Lee knows that we are in this together. Recounting her experience working in LA county to improve outcomes for […]

Launching The Continuum

Womxn make history. We break records and build community. We cultivate power and create new possibilities. This Womxn’s History Month, […]

4 Black Policy Movers and Shakers You Should Know

It’s no secret that we have an amazing network of powerful change-makers, especially our WPI alum. Our alum work to […]

Investing in Black Excellence

As Women’s Foundation California, we are investing an additional $300,000 this month in Black-led organizations across the state working on […]

Culture Moves Us Forward

Culture moves us forward. In this unprecedented year, we are more confident than ever in the power of culture to […]

Women’s Foundation California at Sundance This Sunday!

To start this year off, we’ve partnered up with Sundance and MACRO Lodge for a virtual event this Sunday, January […]

Disappointed, but not Defeated

We wanted to see a Black womxn continue to represent our state in the Senate and we organized accordingly. Ultimately, […]

Women’s Foundation California Supports Domestic Violence Nonprofits

Originally posted on Yahoo Finance Alliance-based initiatives led by The New York Women’s Foundation, Women’s Foundation California and Chicago Foundation […]

The Woman Behind ‘The Three Mothers’- Anna Malaika Tubbs

This month Women’s Foundation California is in conversation Anna Malakia Tubbs, Cambridge Ph.D.candidate in Sociology and a Bill and Melinda Gates […]

We’re Here For #GivingTuesday

WPI alum from Classes of 2018 and 2017 at a convening at State Capitol UPDATE: Thanks to the tremendous generosity […]

Support WPI on #GivingTuesday

The Women’s Policy Institute Alum network shows up for each other. This year on #GivingTuesday we are showing up for […]

Holy Moly Holly Mitchell!

Did you know the most powerful local government body in the country is now run by womxn?!  This month state […]

Moving Money, Making History

We are moving money. We are shifting priorities. We are creating a California where the laws and budgets reflect who […]

National Collaborative of Young Women’s Initiatives Letter to President-Elect Biden and Vice-President Elect Harris

Women’s Foundation California cosigned a letter to President-elect Biden & Vice President-elect Harris urging them to place young women of […]

Funding Our Feminist Future

Earlier this month, we launched our Liberation grants as part of the Relief and Resilience Fund. This first cycle of […]

Election 2020: Feminist Propositions & Leaders

We are celebrating some significant victories this election cycle in the push towards racial, economic, and gender justice. From the […]

Welcome Women’s Policy Institute-State Class of 2021!

Women’s Foundation California is proud to introduce you to the 18th cohort of the Women’s Policy Institute- State Class of 2021! As we […]

Igniting & Funding Civic Engagement

Election years are important opportunities to share information about voter registration, education, and advocacy. It’s how we strengthen our democracy […]

Our Feminist Guide to CA Propositions 2020

To help you navigate California’s ballot this season we are weighing in on four propositions that are inextricably linked to […]

Justice for Breonna Taylor

Today, we are outraged by the lack of justice for Breonna Taylor, but we are not surprised. We are keeping […]

Let’s Get to Work!

Each week take action and build feminist political power. What is Gender Justice Wednesday? We know the next three months […]

9 Bills You Need to Know on the Governor’s Desk

With most bills stalled due to the Coronavirus, our WPI fellows quickly pivoted to advocate for WPI alum and WFC […]

Envisioning a World With No Barriers to Black Healing with Yolo from BEAM

Yolo Akili Robinson is the Founder and CEO of Black Emotional and Mental Health (BEAM). He began his career in […]

Be the Leader this Moment Demands

Representation matters, especially in politics. In a system constructed and dominated by white men, it’s clear we need more women, […]

WFC on Women’s Equality Day

Today is #WomensEqualityDay, the anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment. Back in 1920, when the Nineteenth Amendment was […]

CA Fires: Investing in Resilience

California is on fire. As we continue to battle a global pandemic and unrelenting violent acts of racism, these fires […]

Biden Could Create Change – A Black Woman VP Will Transform Our Culture

Read WFC CEO Surina Khan’s thoughts about the vice presidential selection and how it affirms the pervasive racism and sexism […]

Interview with FreeFrom’s Sonya Passi: Discover the Organization Leading Survivors to Financial Freedom

FreeFrom envisions a world where survivors have sustaining income, savings and credit with which to build wealth and the resources […]

5 Feminists on the Radical Resistance of Self Care

As we face a second wave of the coronavirus, an economic crisis and a national movement confronting our country’s racism, […]

Watch Our Leading with the Heart Series

What is Leading with the Heart? “Leading with the Heart” is a monthly virtual gathering of women leaders engaged in […]

Black Health Matters: Defining Radical Care with Karen A. Scott, MD

A 2019 WPI Alum and OBGYN at UCSF, Karen A. Scott, MD, MPH, FACOG has worked on Black maternal health for […]

Growing & Staying Grounded

To restore our spirits and pursue a little self-care, the staff at WFC is spending some much needed time outside, […]

Women’s Foundation California Welcomes New Board Members Eunisses Hernandez and Aria Sa’id

Please join us in welcoming Eunisses Hernandez (left) and Aria Sa’id (right) to the Board of Directors of the Women’s […]

WFC Statement on DACA Supreme Court Ruling

In a major rebuke to President Trump, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the administration’s plan to dismantle an Obama-era program […]

Just Run: Womxn Running for Office

From Citizen to Candidate: a conversation with WPI alums who ran for public office… and (sometimes) won Last week, we […]

Women’s Foundation CA + Governor Gavin Newsom Team Up to Support Victims of Domestic Violence

Original Press Release posted on State of California Website Governor Gavin Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom today announced a series […]

Women’s Foundation California featured in Forbes: Three Ways That Gender Justice Funders Show Solidarity During COVID-19

Women’s Foundation California hosted a Zoom call for their partners and fellow funders, Patti Giggans, Executive Director for Peace Over Violence, […]

Women’s Foundation California featured in Ms. Magazine

“We are quickly moving resources to vital front-line organizations that are rising to meet this historic challenge. In mid-April, Women’s […]

Welcoming the Future of Feminist Policy

The coronavirus can’t stop the future of feminist policy!  We are proud to introduce two new classes:  Women’s Policy Institute […]

Looking Good While Doing Good

Like so many people, all of us at Women’s Foundation California are spending a lot more time on Zoom and […]

Breastfeeding During Coronavirus

This month, we wanted to take time to highlight Women’s Policy Institute alum and California Breastfeeding Coalition Executive Director Robbie […]

Women’s Foundation California Relief and Resilience Fund Featured in Forbes

We are proud to share that the Women’s Foundation of California along with 5 other organizations were featured in Forbes […]

Women’s Foundation California and Blue Shield of California Featured in Inside Philanthropy

Women Face Amplified Risks in the Pandemic. Funders Are Responding “Many women face multiple challenges during the pandemic, including increased […]

Salty + Sweet: A Quarantine Recipe Round-Up

To say that we are all spending a lot more time at home feels like a wild understatement. As we […]

What’s Keeping Us Grounded During Shelter in Place

The times we’re living in are overwhelming and complicated to say the least. That’s why this month we’re sharing a […]

The Coronavirus Proves It’s Time to Rethink Incarceration

Women’s Policy Institute Highlight In an op-ed for Mic, Women’s Policy Institute alums Eunisses Hernandez and Ivette Alé warned “In […]

Happy Birthday Dolores Huerta!

Join us in wishing Dolores Huerta a happy 90th birthday – sign her card! A civil rights icon, Dolores Huerta […]

Women’s Policy Institute Highlights: Maria Cadenas and Clarissa Douthered

Representation matters, especially in politics. In a system constructed and dominated by white men, it’s clear we need more women, […]

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