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WFA is pleased to announce the hiring of our new Executive Director, Anna Beth Gorman, who will officially join the staff on April, 4!
150 eighth grade girls from all across Arkansas attended the 2016 Girls of Promise conference to learn about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
WFA and 12 collaborating organizations convened a statewide summit, Changing the Story: Improving the Status of Women and Girls in Arkansas on March 4, 2016 at the Clinton School of Public Service.
On March 8, WFA’s Northwest Arkansas Advisory Council hosted a screening of “The Empowerment Project” on the University of Arkansas campus and asked folks “What could we accomplish if we weren’t afraid to fail”?
Join us for an evening with the directors of The Empowerment Project, a film that challenges all of us to ask ourselves – “What would you do if you weren’t afraid to fail?” The WFA’s Northwest Arkansas Council will host a screening of the film followed by a Q&A with the directors themselves. A silent auction will kick-off the evening and feature hand-painted purses designed by local artists. Proceeds will allow all 8th grade girls in NWA to see this impactful film.
As part of the path to reduce unplanned pregnancies in Arkansas, Dr. Ginny Ehrlich, CEO of the National Campaign, has agreed to donate her time to meet with our working group and a representative from each school who will oversee the implementation of the action plan this fall.
Reminder to Register March 4, 2016 Clinton School of Public Service 7:30-8:30 Registration/Check in 8:30-4:30 Summit Reception to follow Event Details The Women’s Foundation of Arkansas and collaborating organizations are convening a statewide summit, Changing the Story: Improving the Status
Jay Newton-Small will talk about “Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works” through the offices and hallways of Capital Hill – demonstrating how women are reaching across the aisles, coalescing, and affecting lasting change – at the Clinton School of Public Service on March 3. 2016. Free event.
Women’s Foundation of Arkansas News & Updates Women’s Foundation of Arkansas is looking forward to a productive and exciting 2016, thank’s to your continuing support! Thank-you for meeting the challenge! The tribute to Lynnette was a fantastic success. Current and former