Making Policies that Pave the Way - Women's Foundation California

by Judy Patrick, CEO & President

On April 1st and 3rd I attended at the NCAA Women’s basketball finals in Denver. What a thrill! As a lover of basketball and someone who never had the opportunity to play much more than driveway ball, I was excited to see the power and skill of the teams from Stanford, Notre Dame, Baylor and Connecticut.

Even more moving? At the half during the Finals game the NCAA honored eight women who had contributed to the success of Title IX, the groundbreaking legislation that prohibited sex discrimination in any educational program or activity receiving any type of federal financial aid.  Among them were 83-year-old Bernice Sandler, the co-creator of Title IX 40 years ago and Marcia Greenberger, the co-president of the National Women’s Law Center, who has spent years defending Title IX. Read more of this article, recently published in the Huffington Post . . .

This work is powered by you.

The feminist future we are building together in California is going to be built by all of us sharing our time, our money, and our skills.  Please consider contributing today.

Together We Are Unstoppable.

Sign up here to join our mailing list and receive updates about our programs, partnerships, and more!