What We Do

Locally

  • Raise funds to support scholarships for local women who are attending or returning to school for associate, bachelors or advanced degrees.
  • Introduce scholarship recipients at the annual Salad Supper in September
  • Send a local student to the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) in Washington, D.C.
  • Provide opportunities for lifelong learning via monthly presentations
  • Coordinate an annual used book sale
  • Collect items and assemble Personal Care Kits for women
  • Facilitate a Holiday Auction
  • Support women running for office who also seek to empower all women and girls to reach their highest potential
  • Co-Sponsor local candidate forums
  • Provide each elementary school in Fort Atkinson with one fully equipped backpack per grade level during our annual Backpack Project drive

Nationally

  • Research – Analyze gender equity issues in education and the workplace, including the pay gap.
  • Campus Initiatives – shape the next generation of women leaders
  • STEM – support women studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics
  • Public Policy – advocate for policies that advance equity for women and girls
  • Case Support – support challenges to sex discrimination in higher education and the workplace
  • Educational Funding – provide educational and lifelong learning opportunities for women