Tag Archives: inspiring women

Amazing Women, Inspiring Stories

By Emma Mayerson, Development Assistant In high school I traveled to Guatemala with Where There Be Dragons, a study abroad program . For six weeks we lived in a small village in the mountains where we were each assigned a homestay and a tutor. One day, my tutor told me that her ex-husband used to physically and emotionally abuse [...]

Women’s Foundation of California: Get to Know Us

People often ask us who we are and what we do. Well, we do a lot. We strive to improve the lives of women and families in our state. We provide grants to community organizations and work towards policies that benefit women and families. We bring light to issues that are often overlooked and that [...]

Highlights from 2010 Momentum Awards

Here’s your chance to get a glimpse of the incredible 2010 Momentum Awards. On May 7, 2010, the Women’s Foundation of California celebrated fearless, passionate and innovative women who champion the rights of women in our communities. It was a luncheon to remember. Take a look at our video featuring highlights. And please share it [...]

Honoring California’s Inspiring Women

On Friday, May 7, 2010, the Women’s Foundation of California’s 2010 Momentum Awards provided an opportunity to come together and celebrate the work of inspiring women who devote themselves to improving the lives of California and its communities. More than 300 women and men gathered in Beverly Hills at the Montage Marquessa Ballroom, an elegant [...]

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