Monthly Archives: December 2010

To Be of Use

By Judy Patrick, CEO and President, Women’s Foundation of California In the month of November I attended two events that marked the end of chapters:  my dear friend Sara Gould’s departure from a 24-year commitment to the Ms. Foundation for Women and my long-time friend Shirley Guenthner’s memorial service in Colorado. While very different people, [...]

Love for the Scrooges

By Cathy Schreiber,Vice President of Development & Finance, Women’s Foundation of California   Some of my best friends are scrooges. I don’t call them that because they are stingy or mean-spirited. Quite the opposite—some are the most generous people I know. They just cannot wait for December 25 to come – and go! They hate the [...]

Before Strategy Was Strategy

By Crystal Hayling Crystal Hayling’s long and committed career in philanthropy includes a stint as the program director for the Los Angeles Women’s Foundation. The Los Angeles Women’s Foundation and the Women’s Foundation of San Francisco merged in 2003 to become the Women’s Foundation of California. Most recently, Crystal served as the President and CEO [...]

Former Women’s Policy Institute Fellow Connie Galambos Malloy Selected for California Redistricting Commission

Urban Habitat’s Director of Programs Connie Galambos Malloy has been selected as one of the first eight members of California’s inaugural Citizens Redistricting Commission. The Commission will re-draw the boundaries of state legislative, congressional and Board of Equalization districts. The boundaries are redrawn every 10 years to reflect California’s changing demographics, helping communities achieve fair [...]

How the Central Valley Tour Changed My Life

By Ellen Sloan It has been over a month now since I returned from the Women’s Foundation of California tour of California’s Central Valley, Sowing Change 2010. As a result of having my consciousness expanded to include the world I saw 100 miles from my home in LA, I am much more aware of what [...]

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