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In the Washington metropolitan region, nearly half a million women and girls are living in or near poverty. We all have a stake in building the economic security of our region’s women and girls. The Women’s Foundation works to mobilize our community and provide solutions to eliminate the persistent barriers that disproportionately hinder women and girls from achieving economic security.

The Women’s Foundation Calls on D.C. Council to Close the Pay Equity Fund Gap

Abriana Kimbrough urges D.C. Council to restore funding to the Pay Equity Fund

AskHer Series: Addressing Our Black Maternal Health Crisis

#AskHer: Addressing Our Black Maternal Health Crisis

Meet Our 2024 Rock Star Fund Awardees

We are thrilled to announce the newest cohort for our 2024 Rock Star Fund, a program a part of our Young Women’s Initiative dedicated

AskHer Series: Our Power. Our Legacy.

#AskHer: Our Power. Our Legacy ft. entrepreneur sheroes in our community

AskHer Series: Addressing Disparities in Black Women’s Mental Health

#AskHer: Addressing Disparities in Black Women’s Mental Health ft. Dr. Tyffani Dent

15 Soul-Feeding Reads for Black History Month

Check out our staff’s curated list of books by Black women authors this Black History Month!

AskHer Series: Thrive As They Lead

#AskHer: Thrive As They Lead discusses our latest report on the critical infrastructure needed for Black women and gender-expansive leaders

AskHer Series: Sisters in Solidarity | Amplifying Change through Women’s Foundations

#AskHer: Sisters in Solidarity | Amplifying Change through Women’s Foundations ft. women’s foundation leaders in our nation

AskHer Series: A Conversation With Our New President and CEO

#AskHer: A Conversation With Our New President and CEO featuring Dr. Tamara Wilds Lawson and Lesli Foster

The Women’s Foundation’s 2023 Summer Recommendations List

Check out The Women’s Foundation’s 2023 Summer Recommendations List!