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How Vision 2020 is working toward gender equality in government and business people

Feb. 14, 2018 12:36 pm

How Vision 2020 is working toward gender equality in government and business

"We need our perspectives represented," said the Drexel initiative's founder and president, Lynn Yeakel.
Girl Develop It led coding classes in a Delaware women’s prison purpose

Feb. 1, 2018 10:26 am

Girl Develop It led coding classes in a Delaware women’s prison

The tech education nonprofit taught 12 women at Baylor Women's Correctional Institution to build their own websites — sans internet.
ChickTech Philadelphia is bringing free tech education to local girls purpose

Jan. 18, 2018 10:25 am

ChickTech Philadelphia is bringing free tech education to local girls

The networking group for professional women in tech just launched its ChickTech: High School program and is looking for nonprofit partners.
What would a women-led city look like? This urban anthropologist wants to start that conversation method

Jan. 5, 2018 12:00 pm

What would a women-led city look like? This urban anthropologist wants to start that conversation

“I think most people don’t walk around their cities thinking actively that they are walking through spaces that were designed by men," said Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman of the Women Led Cities Initiative.
At this Chester County girls leadership program, grantmaking is in teens’ hands funding

Nov. 29, 2017 12:58 pm

At this Chester County girls leadership program, grantmaking is in teens’ hands

Girls Advisory Board "helped me realize that there are actually young people who want to make a difference out there," said one high school member.
Pennsylvania’s political accelerator for women scored a 100% win rate last night results

Nov. 8, 2017 1:57 pm

Pennsylvania’s political accelerator for women scored a 100% win rate last night

"This is the first real test of the resistance," said Emerge PA Executive Director Anne Wakabayashi. "Emerge is training the resistance right now."
For its third birthday, ROAR for Good is donating 250 Athenas to Women Against Abuse purpose

Nov. 6, 2017 11:19 am

For its third birthday, ROAR for Good is donating 250 Athenas to Women Against Abuse

It's an easy mission match for the B Corp and domestic violence service provider.
5 lessons on leadership from Ela Conf, the not-just-for-coders tech conference results

Oct. 31, 2017 2:27 pm

5 lessons on leadership from Ela Conf, the not-just-for-coders tech conference

Thoughts on diversity, inclusion and failure from the annual conference for women-identifying people, trans men and genderqueer folks from all walks of the tech ecosystem.
In wealthy Chester County, a respite for struggling older women method

Oct. 24, 2017 11:04 am

In wealthy Chester County, a respite for struggling older women

Social services nonprofit Home of the Sparrow's pre-senior housing program connects low-income women with a place to stay and resources to get them back on their feet.
This social entrepreneur wants to increase women’s earnings through mentorship people

Sep. 26, 2017 1:34 pm

This social entrepreneur wants to increase women’s earnings through mentorship

Mt. Airy native and Drexel grad Jamila Payne is set to launch She Leads, a women’s professional development program, next month.

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