Women entrepreneurs were honored at the annual NAWBO-Indianapolis Visionary Awards luncheon -- and Women's Fund was there for the celebration.
Your support of Women's Fund is making a difference in the lives of women and girls in central Indiana. Julie Manning Magid, Advisory Board Chair, and Jennifer Pope Baker, Executive Director, share an update on the year-to-date with friends of Women's Fund.
From celebrating the Indiana Fever's championship run to welcoming Billie Jean King in December, here's a look at recent happenings and big announcements from Women's Fund in October.
Billie Jean King, legendary tennis star and champion for women and girls, both on and off the court, is visiting Indianapolis December 10, 2012. Will you be there?
Indiana Fever earn a WNBA title and inspire girls, and countless others in the community, in the process.
Last week, Women's Fund hosted The Power of Women’s Fund Philanthropy, featuring Academy Award winner Geena Davis. Here's a "snapshot" of the event.
“Getting Down to Business” is our monthly feature of female entrepreneurs in central Indiana involved with - and supportive of Women's Fund of Central Indiana. This month, we are excited to introduce you to Sara Morris - mom, wife, photographer, storyteller, world traveler, entrepreneur, and much more.
Every year, Integrating Woman Leaders, Inc. (IWL) selects an Indiana not-for-profit organization as its Charity Spotlight Award Recipient. This year Women's Fund was selected. Learn about IWL and how the two organizations we are empowering women to be the best they can be.
Meet Dan Philpott, Women's Fund Advisory Board member, community volunteer, banker, and a father who strives to prepare his children - and others, through Women's Fund outreach programs.
Women's Fund had the opportunity to share a piece of our history and personal moments with StoryCorps, through a recent conversation between Jane Schlegel, Advisory Board Chair 2000-2001, and Jennifer Pope Baker, Executive Director.
A monthly update on July happenings at Women's Fund.
GO: Give Back 6th-12th grade students are not only leading GO Ahead & Play... they have become artists, in partnership with Project Home Indy residents, as they transformed a piano using only Duck Tape - and teamwork!
Family leave is a hotly debated topic, and even moreso in recent months with statements made by prominent executive mothers. Creating and growing policies that work for more families and employers is critical and needs additional attention.
"Getting Down to Business" is our monthly feature of female entrepreneurs in cental Indiana. This month, we are excited to feature Karen Gentleman, owner of Gentleman McCarty and one of the "founding mothers" of Women's Fund.
A monthly update of happenings at Women's Fund of Indiana - June, 2013.
May is a favorite month for many. Find out why it was a favorite for Women's Fund: from NEXT, being named a Charity Spotlight, and a new Title Sponsor for Power of Women's Fund Philanthropy.
A monthly update on happenings at Women's Fund.
"Getting Down to Business" is our monthly feature of female entrepreneurs in cental Indiana. This month, we are excited to feature Elaine Bedel, president and founder of Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc., speaker, author, advocate, world traveler and Advisory Board Vice Chair of Women's Fund.
Each month, Women's Fund will introduce you to one of our dedicated supporters through a Q & A series. This month, it's our pleasure to introduce you to Wendy Yerkes - one of our first board members, a mother of two, a community volunteer, a mentor, a tutor and a passionate pet lover.
As Women's Fund celebrates our 16th anniversary, I took a look through history and found some key moments since we were founded in 1996. Learn more!
Women's Fund celebrated our "Sweet Sixteen" anniversary with past and current board members. View a few photos of these dynamic community leaders and read their hopes for the next sixteen years of Women's Fund and why Women's Fund is important to them.
“Getting Down to Business” is our new monthly feature of female entrepreneurs in central Indiana. This month, we are excited to introduce you to Kari Strolberg, owner of Eventful Marketing Solutions and partner in Detail + Design. We caught up with her during her busy season (she's the event planner for Komen Indy Race for the Cure and several Indy 500 events) to find out more about one of Indy's top special event planners.
As a mother, past half marathoner, and concerned citizen, Abigail shares her thoughts on the tragedy that struck the city of Boston yesterday.
Each month, Women's Fund will introduce you to one of our dedicated supporters through a Q & A series. This month, it's our pleasure to introduce you to Melina Kennedy - a mother, community volunteer, communications professional, advocate for women and girls, and former competitive figure skater who still loves to skate.
From visits to Dress for Success Indianapolis and La Plaza to discussions about feminism and GO Ahead & Play activity, March was an action-packed month for Women's Fund.
Each month, Women's Fund will introduce you to one of our dedicated supporters through a Q & A series. This month, it's our pleasure to introduce you to Lynne Bir - a community volunteer, marketing professional, ex-officio Advisory Board member, OPTIONS 9 alumnae member, and an avid swimmer, running and triathlete.
A few favorite photos of the month, from GO students live on the set to OPTIONS participants in a group, from a strong and successful businesswoman to a bit of inspiration.
A monthly update on happenings from Women's Fund: grants guidelines now available, Vice Chair Elaine Bedel receives distinguished award, GO Ahead & Play full steam ahead with many great sponsors and developments, and congratulations to Ann Murtlow, newly-named CEO of United Way of Central Indiana.
“Getting Down to Business” is our monthly feature of female entrepreneurs in central Indiana. This month, we are excited to introduce you to Dr. Lalaine Smith DDS - dentist, wife, mom, volunteer, traveler, and much more.
After googling "2013 trends for women," Angela E. White, CFRE, has decided to focus on leadership and impact trends rather than fashion and beauty. Read what inspired her to do so - and why she hopes you will join her.
Each month, Women's Fund will introduce you to one of our dedicated supporters through a Q & A series. This month, it's our pleasure to introduce you to Lily Pai - an architect & design consultant, volunteer, ex-officio Advisory Board member, OPTIONS 12 alumnae member, and award-winning jewelry-maker.
In 2014, Women's Fund will make a bold announcement regarding funding for emerging adult women, ages 18-24. As a way to introduce this and begin to create a connection, 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 Melissa Proffitt Reese shares what she would tell her 18-year-old self.
“Getting Down to Business” is our new monthly feature of female entrepreneurs in central Indiana. This month, we are excited to introduce you to Rebecca Hanson, owner of 14 Districts, world traveler, OPTIONS Class 13 member and fashion extraordinaire.
A monthly update from Women's Fund. From cold weather to warm welcomes, new board members to new class members, planning meetings to cancelled meetings, January was a busy (and crazy) month for Women's Fund.
Julie Manning Magid shares an opinion piece with the Indianapolis Business Journal on the importance and benefits of increasing women's presence on boards.
A monthly update on Women's Fund happenings from Jennifer Pope Baker, Executive Director.
Women's Fund announces new Advisory Board members: Brenda S. Horn, Anita Joshi, MD, Melina Kennedy, and Wendy V. Yerkes. Ex-Officio members Lynne Bir and Jennifer Rawe also join, and Julie Manning Magid continues as Chair and Elaine E. Bedel, CFP, as Vice Chair.