International Women’s Day 2018

This International Women’s Day there is a strong call to action to #PressforProgress by encouraging family, friends, and colleagues to “think, act and be more gender inclusive.” Despite many achievements in women’s equality over the past 100 years, we must acknowledge the shortcomings and push for more progress for future generations. Powerful movements like #TimesUp and #MeToo have galvanized the world around us and as we celebrate the strength of women and girls of the world, past and present, of all shades, colors, and backgrounds, each of us must do our part to move the needle forward.

Every year organizations like the FWA, undertake, endeavors to celebrate International Women’s Day. This year, the FWA and OppenheimerFunds will host a 3rd annual event at the National Museum of Mathematics on Thursday, March 8, 2018. This event will bring together FWA members, mentees, and the general public for a historical presentation and a private tour of the museum.

If you’re wondering how you can do your part, volunteering your time to mentor a high school or college student can be empowering for both parties. You can inspire and reinforce a young woman in need of guidance. You can help change the future for women by becoming a mentor today, to learn more about mentoring click here.

You may not be able to contribute time, but you can always give to a cause that matters. By donating to the FWA, your investment will have a long-lasting impact on more than just one life, it will have a ripple effect that reaches hundreds if not thousands of future women leaders for years to come. To donate, click here.

Happy International Women’s Day!

Interested in Mentoring?

Given how important mentoring is, you could be a key source of knowledge to a young woman seeking guidance with developing her career. To learn more about FWA mentoring and to get involved contact:

(Baruch College) Betsy Werley,
(Seton Hall University) Carol Doyle or Elizabeth Harper,
(High School) Beth Dorfman, Mindy Kipness, or Kalinka Moudrova-Rothman.

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