Serving on a nonprofit board can act as the catalyst for real change for women and girls in Mississippi. With more women at the table, boards are better positioned to accurately address the issues affecting their communities. Here’s where She’s on Board 2.0 comes in–and why it should be your top priority in April.
For friends, families, and communities, Thanksgiving holidays are full of light, giving, and gratitude. The same is true for the Women’s Foundation. We’re taking time this month to lift up all of the things we’re grateful for and offer thanks to our partners, Giving Circle members, and everyone else who has supported our work!
With experts speaking on emerging AI, the impact of women’s economic success, and the link between retention and accessible childcare, this year’s Thrive @ Work is shaping up to be a great event! Get a sneak peek of the afternoon’s discussion in this Q&A.
In this article, we’ll spotlight a few graduates from Meridian Community College’s Helping Healthy Eagles (HHE) program and discuss how these women will go on to make a greater impact in our state.
Check out our Q&A with our Chair Elect and speaker at our training event She’s on Board, Mary Purvis, about nonprofit board service and why She’s on Board is such a valuable resource for Mississippi women.
We spoke to Mary Purvis, Chair Elect at the Women’s Foundation and speaker at our training event She’s on Board, about nonprofit board service and why She’s on Board is such a valuable resource.
“I think there’s a certain magic that happens when you bring two women from Mississippi together. Especially two creative Black women, from Mississippi. You’re going to have some magic there.”
Comedienne, veteran, proud Mississippian, and Women of Vision honoree, Rita Brent talks about the upcoming Visionaries event and shares her thoughts on what it means to be a Woman of Vision.
The Women’s Foundation of Mississippi (WFM) is excited to participate in the Mississippi Humanities Council’s monthly event, “Ideas on Tap”! This month’s event will focus on sharing ways communities can increase women’s access to equitable healthcare. Women face many barriers in healthcare due to a lack of representation in medical research and clinical trials, a […]
JOIN THE WOMEN’S FOUNDATION OF MISSISSIPPI FOR OUR 3rd ANNUAL FUNDRAISING LUNCHEON: Thrive @ Work Thrive @ Work will showcase businesses with inventive workplace policies and discuss their positive impacts for both the employee and employer. During the luncheon, a panel of business leaders will share their experiences, both successes and challenges, to foster discussion […]
If you are inspired and interested in honoring the women in your life through a legacy that will impact Mississippi women for years to come, please consider investing in this endowment fund. In 2017, Women’s Foundation of Mississippi Board member, Donna Barksdale, started the Lois Kennedy, Women We Honor Endowment Fund in honor of her […]
Consider This: Gender Lens Investing and Women in Philanthropy – Dec. 3, 2019 Char Restaurant – 11:30am – 1:00 pm Learn more about the power of investing in women. Giving Tuesday is a wonderful time to talk about investing in women and girls. This flagship event, part of WFM’s “Consider This” series, will provide […]