Jan. 20, 2022 6:45 am
Be the leader to bring a 26-year mission into the future in Chester County
The Fund for Women and Girls is seeking an executive director who will inspire growth and change. Here's who the Chester County-based nonprofit is looking to lead.
Sep. 29, 2021 9:40 am
Opinion: It’s time to permanently close Berks County’s immigrant detention center
"As we speak, the Biden administration is pushing to turn the Berks County family prison into a women's prison," says guest columnist Jasmine Rivera.
Sep. 24, 2021 12:41 pm
HB 972: ‘What these lawmakers are doing is bullying’
Dubbed the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” the bill defines women solely on the basis of “reproductive organs, biology, or genetics assigned at birth.” The Women’s Law Project denounces it as discriminatory, violating state and federal laws.
Sep. 17, 2021 1:16 pm
Festival in Manayunk focuses on films by and about women
The third annual LUNAFEST, which benefits Girls on the Run Philadelphia, is happening on September 25 at the Venice Island Performing Arts & Recreation Center.
Sep. 13, 2021 9:12 am
At PAFA not only have women claimed space, they’re making history
Photographer Deborah Willis, curator Brittany Webb, and board chair Anne McCollum are part of the art school and museum's effort to be "fully reflective of community" and look at "history that hasn’t been told and all the spaces of marginality."
Aug. 12, 2021 1:21 pm
3 takeaways from Melinda French Gates and MacKenzie Scott teaming up to fund women’s and girls’ causes
The joint funding is notable, in part, because only 1.6% of philanthropic dollars in America support women’s and girls’ organizations, according to guest columnists Jacqueline Ackerman and Tessa Skidmore.
Jun. 30, 2021 3:48 pm
New report details benefits of increasing WIC enrollment, but longtime providers fear PA is trying to dismantle the program
Research shows the WIC program improves long-term outcomes for women and children. Participants have healthier babies who are more likely to be immunized, score higher on assessments of mental development and have lower incidences of obesity.
May 27, 2021 9:50 am
Girls Rock Philly will change its name to center trans identities
GRP will host summer events for community members to discuss what a more equitable name could be for the nonprofit.
May 3, 2021 3:59 pm
Updated report on gender diversity of eds and meds boards shows some gains
But racial diversity remains "dire," according to the latest update of 2019 census of board members of the 50 largest nonprofit medical and educational institutions in Greater Philadelphia by the Women's Nonprofit Leadership Initiative.
Apr. 12, 2021 9:08 am
Opinion: Don’t fall for Rep. Martina White’s rhetoric. Trans women are women
Women’s sports need media coverage, investment, and resources. Not gender policing, says guest columnist Erica Vanstone.