Research - Women's Foundation

Women’s Well-Being Index 2020

When women thrive, their families and communities prosper. Yet despite decades of progress in job opportunities, earnings, and political leadership, women still face persistent barriers to accessing economic security, physical and mental health care, and representation in elected positions that greatly improve their lives and the well-being of their families and communities.

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The 2020 Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California

Researched and published annually by The Center for the Advancement of Women at Mount Saint Mary’s University, The Report on the Status of Women and Girls in California™ is the most comprehensive collection of data on women and girls in our state. The 2019 Report: Intersections: Identity, Access & Equity, will examine how race, age and socio-economic status, among other factors, shape the lives of women and girls in our state. Learn more here.

Change Agents: The Goals and Impact of Women’s Foundations and Funds

Change Agents: The Goals and Impact of Women’s Foundations and Funds builds on our previous research, including the recent women’s foundations and funds landscape report, to better understand how these organizations set goals, measure impact, and take action to advance women. The study highlights ways that women’s foundations and funds provide a model for how philanthropic groups create social change, particularly within their local communities. Learn more here.

State of Women in the Inland Empire

This report provides an overview of the state of women in the Inland Empire region of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, a fast-growing area with 2.3 million women. As a historically marginalized group, women in the region, and especially women of color, have faced significant economic and societal challenges, as well as barriers to nonprofit leadership and political representation. Learn more here.

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