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FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT Seasons of Change Have you heard the adage “April showers bring May flowers”? With Spring just around the corner, […]
FROM THE DESK OF THE PRESIDENT Finding Your Joy What a month! Like every year, Women’s History Month is an opportunity to celebrate women! This […]
The 19th Amendment was approved in 1919 and ratified in August 1920, granting women the right to vote. But state laws designed to keep Black […]
Felicia Davis Blakely, head of the Chicago Foundation for Women, talks with Craig Dellimore about how far behind women are as the region struggles to […]
Our Chicago Part 1 CHICAGO (WLS) — In short, more women than men left the workplace during the pandemic and many have not returned. Sharmili […]
Felicia Davis Blakely, president and CEO of the Chicago Foundation for Women, talks about the efforts to get women back in the labor force after […]
By Elizabeth Barajas-Roman, President and CEO, Women’s Funding Network and Ms. Foundation Contributor At our current pace, we won’t close the wage gap between men […]
Este 8 de marzo se conmemora el Día Internacional de la Mujer y Christina Córdova-Herrera, directora de comunicaciones de la Fundación para Mujeres de Chicago, […]
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