Tag Archives: women leaders

Jennifer Siebel Newsom and Dr. Kathy Maglioto Featured in New Speaking Series

By Emma Mayerson, Development Assistant “I decided to be an actress and moved to Hollywood.  When I got there, an agent told me I would have greater success if I took my Stanford MBA off my resume and lied about my age,” Jennifer Siebel Newsom told the audience at the Women’s Foundation of California’s premiere [...]

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 [...]

Lifetime Television Celebrates Remarkable Women: Lateefah Simon

Our grant partners advance solutions related to economic prosperity, health, safety and leadership – from the fields of the Central Valley to the halls of the State Capitol. They do this through the strength of their strategies and their ability to work in partnership with others. They are dynamos like Lateefah Simon. She was just [...]

Eveline Shen Honored by Women’s eNews

Congratulations to Eveline Shen, executive director of Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice, a Women’s Foundation of California grant partner. Chosen as one of Women’s eNews’ 21 Leaders for the 21st Century, Eveline will be honored on Thursday, May 6. Under Eveline’s savvy leadership, Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice (ACRJ) is linking climate change and toxic [...]

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