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Meet Sharron Cooks, activist and chair of the new Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs people

Apr. 27, 2017 12:55 pm

Meet Sharron Cooks, activist and chair of the new Mayor’s Commission on LGBT Affairs

Says Cooks, the first transgender person to chair a city commission in Philly, on her new role: It's “complicated, but good complicated.”
Lutheran Settlement House is teaching teens about activism ‘on their own terms, in their own voice’ purpose

Apr. 27, 2017 10:17 am

Lutheran Settlement House is teaching teens about activism ‘on their own terms, in their own voice’

Students in the Fishtown nonprofit's SAFE after-school program are learning about women's rights this spring.
Helen Gym is up for this year’s Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award purpose

Apr. 14, 2017 10:10 am

Helen Gym is up for this year’s Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star Award

The annual award, started in 2014 by EMILY’s List, honors women in public office who advocate for values deemed to be aligned with the Democratic party.
The Forum of Executive Women wants your nominations for emerging women leaders purpose

Apr. 13, 2017 11:55 am

The Forum of Executive Women wants your nominations for emerging women leaders

Nominations should be submitted by Friday, April 21.
Is there a disconnect between impact investing and gender lens investing? It’s complicated funding

Mar. 30, 2017 10:47 am

Is there a disconnect between impact investing and gender lens investing? It’s complicated

“We don’t really invest with a gender lens, and I personally don’t, but I have invested in a lot of companies that are led by women,” said Investors’ Circle President Annarie Lyles.
Nonprofits, get a free needs assessment from this woman-led consulting firm purpose

Mar. 21, 2017 10:35 am

Nonprofits, get a free needs assessment from this woman-led consulting firm

Here's why you might want to take Throw Like a Woman's Lori Shuster up on her offer.
Women Against Abuse is a Lipman Family Prize honoree funding

Mar. 21, 2017 8:12 am

Women Against Abuse is a Lipman Family Prize honoree

The domestic violence service provider stands to win $250,000 in unrestricted funds.
The values and lessons of women in leadership haven’t changed too much in the past year results

Mar. 17, 2017 9:42 am

The values and lessons of women in leadership haven’t changed too much in the past year

Panelists at the seventh annual Women in Leadership Panel at Peirce College had some similar things to say compared to another panel held last year with women nonprofit execs.
Why Anne Wakabayashi wants more women in local and state government people

Mar. 15, 2017 12:11 pm

Why Anne Wakabayashi wants more women in local and state government

“Women make great candidates,” says the executive director of Emerge Pennsylvania, a training program for Democratic women who want to run for public office.
Why Temple is no longer taking part in the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes march results

Mar. 14, 2017 10:19 am

Why Temple is no longer taking part in the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes march

Instead, the university will be hosting its own, more inclusive version of the march on March 29 with WalkTU to raise awareness for ending sexual violence.

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