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Washington Area Women's Foundation

#AskHer Series: Ai-jen Poo and Fatima Goss Graves

On August 27th we were joined by Ai-jen Poo, co-founder and Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center. Moderated by The Women’s Foundation’s Program Officer Claudia Williams, we discussed what policymakers and philanthropy can do to advance the care workforce and respond to their needs during the pandemic. We also discussed the role and value of their respective organizations, the ways in which philanthropy needs to change, and why centering women in the care workforce is so important.

#AskHer is an interview series with women leaders, our partners, community members and supporters who work tirelessly for women and girls.The webinar series is for in-depth conversations around complex issues affecting our constituents. Issues ranging from racism, racial justice, women, girls, intersectionality and more will be covered.

Watch the interview now!