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March 30, 2010

Caregiving Options Help Central Indiana Women

by Abigail Coleman

Women’s Fund puts philanthropic support to work through strategic investments focused on building and strengthening our community.

March 25, 2010

Madeleine Albright: A Trailblazing Leader

by Abigail Coleman

Since March is Women's History Month, it is fitting to highlight a trailblazing woman in history, Madeleine Albright. Last night, Dr. Albright spoke at Butler University as part of the Celebration of Diversity distinguished lecture series, captivating the audience with a sincere, inspiring, witty, and thought-provoking presentation.

March 23, 2010

Q&A With Mary Harden, Advisory Board Member

by Kelly Young

Question and answer session with Advisory Board Member Mary Harden.

March 18, 2010

Women's History Month

by Abigail Coleman

March is Women's History Month, a time to celebrate women's contributions to history, culture, and society. It's only fitting to pay tribute, as we have through our blog recently, to women such as the WWII WASPs and female black civil rights workers, in honor of their tireless efforts to provide a foundation for women's success today.

March 16, 2010

Cookies, Badges and Beyond: Women's Fund and Girl Scouts

by Kelly Young

I’m fascinated by Girl Scout cookie time – fascinated by the dedication of the Troops selling them each weekend throughout the city; I’m fascinated by the mom’s helping to sell their daughter’s cookies; but mostly I’m fascinated by the lessons learned by Girl Scout cookie time. And wouldn’t you just know that as I was talking about Girl Scout cookies with Women’s Fund I learned something new about the organization… they helped create a Girl Scout Badge.

March 11, 2010

Women From the 40's Flying High After Receiving Medal

by Kelly Young

As an organization that supports women and girls, it’s no surprise to see Women’s Fund highlight and applaud women who serve as leaders to young girls and help pave the way for other women.

March 9, 2010

Day Nursery: A Childcare Leader

by Abigail Coleman

Did you know: In central Indiana there are only 24 licensed childcare spots for every 100 children under the age of six whose caregivers work outside the home? Women's Fund has awarded $830,000 to address caregiving challenges in central Indiana, funding organizations like Day Nursery Association of Greater Indianapolis.

March 4, 2010

Mom/Daughter Time with the Wannabes

by Women's Fund

How often do you and your mom or you and your daughter get together with the explicit purpose of laughing, poking fun at each other, and seriously discussing issues of which your dad, husband, or brother have absolutely no clue?

March 2, 2010

Teaching Entrepreneurs at Business Ownership Initiative

by Hannah Kaufman Joseph

This month, I had the pleasure of teaching a class at Business Ownership Initiative. This organization, funded by one of Women’s Fund’s “Bold and Transformative” grants, (and formerly called the Neighborhood Self Employment Initiative), is simply fantastic. And I have had the honor of being one of their volunteer instructors for their curriculum of workshops.

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