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December 30, 2014

Meet Destiney. Is She NEXT?

by Kelly Young

Each month, we will introduce you to someone who fits the profile of the women we hope to serve through the NEXT Initiative. You will meet a wide variety of women and young women who we hope will inspire you with their tenacity, strength, and bold outlook on life. This month meet Destiney.

December 23, 2014

What Would Julie Bowen Tell Her 18-Year-Old Self

by Women's Fund

Women's Fund made a bold announcement earlier this year regarding funding for emerging adult women, ages 18-24. As a way to create a connection with the new initiative called "NEXT" we have asked several women to answer the question: "What would I tell my 18-year-old self?" Their responses will be posted monthly. This month Julie Bowen shares what she would tell her 18-year-old self.

December 18, 2014

Gifts to Empower Girls This Holiday Season

by Kelly Young

Santa may be bringing a few girl-empowering gifts to our house this year. Here are a few of my favorite ideas.

December 15, 2014

End of the Year Perspective

by Women's Fund

Michele Janin shares her perspectives on Perspectives.

December 11, 2014

Inspired by a Survivor's Story

by Kelly Young

A survivor shares her story of sexual abuse in hopes of inspiring others to speak up, while also sharing an important message to young girls and mothers.

December 9, 2014

Women Give 2014: The Latest Research on Women’s Philanthropic Giving Patterns

by Women's Fund

Angela E. White, CFRE, shares information from the latest Women Give report.

December 4, 2014

OPTIONS Year-end Event & State of Women’s Fund

by Women's Fund

Andrea Kleymeyer, OPTIONS Alumnae, Class 12, and Marketing Director, Indiana Design Center, shares OPTIONS Year-end event highlights and the State of Women's Fund.

December 2, 2014

Women. Girls. Central Indiana. - November 2014

by Jennifer Pope Baker

A monthly update from Women's Fund. November was busy: we visited The White House, welcomed new OPTIONS class members, bid farewell to two valued staff members, received final applications for NEXT, and more.

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