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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.

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: Rachael Deane, CEO of Voices for Virginia’s Children

#AskHer Q&A ft. Rachael Deane, CEO of Voices for Virginia’s Children

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: Cynthia Davis, Executive Director at DC Family Child Care Association

#AskHer Q&A ft. Cynthia Davis, Executive Director at DC Family Child Care Association

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: Kristi Matthews-Jones, Director at DC Girls’ Coalition

#AskHer Q&A ft. Kristi Matthews-Jones, Director of DC Girls’ Coalition

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

Celebrating Pride Month with The Women’s Foundation

The Women’s Foundation commemorates the LGBTQIA+ community’s contributions and ongoing fight for equality.

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI) honors and commemorates the Asian American communities that contribute to the diverse culture and history of

AskHer Series: Advancing Pay Equity in Early Care and Education Systems

Early childhood educators and faculty play a critical role in the formative years of our children’s development—helping shape their cognitive, emotional, and social skillset.