Our educational programs initiate community conversation about issues affecting women and girls. Programs have included Breakfast with Melissa Atkins Wardy, author of “Redefining Girly,” and a showing of the documentary “Miss Representation,” which showed how media portrayals of women limit their leadership options and negatively affect young girls.
Save the date – April 18, 2018! Keep an eye out on the Power of the Purse page for more details. Interested in sponsoring? Check out our sponsor packet.Read more
In collaboration with our community partners, the Women’s Fund held a community education event, Understanding the Impact of Violence Against Women & Children in Fond du Lac, on June 21st. The purpose of the event was to educate the Fond du Lac community on concerning issues facing women and children in the community, specifically domestic violence, […]Read more
Past events On Thursday, October 15th, 2015, at Stayer Center Auditorium, Marian University, Certified Strengths Educator Jennifer Krueger presented, “Well Being – the Five Essential Elements: Career, Social, Financial, Physical, and Community”. The presentation introduced concepts in the best-seller Well Being: The Five Essential Elements by Tom Rath, author of Strengths Finder 2.0, and Jim Harter, both from […]Read more
Thank you to those who brought their yoga mats and joined us for a morning of yoga, self-care, and empowerment! Local yoga instructors, Amy Jarvis, Lucy Mathers, Suzanne Boyle, and Yelena Storma, provided an exciting morning of yoga, self-care, and empowerment! Our fall fundraiser, NamasDay, a group yoga event, was on Saturday, October 3, 8:00a.m.-noon […]Read more
The 90-minute documentary Miss Representation exposes how mainstream media contribute to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence in America. The film, which made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival, challenges the media’s limited and often disparaging portrayals of women and girls, which make it difficult for women to achieve leadership […]Read more