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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.

The Women’s Foundation’s 2024 Summer Reading List

Check out The Women’s Foundation’s 2024 Summer Reading List!

The Women’s Foundation Calls on D.C. Council to Close the Pay Equity Fund Gap

The Women’s Foundation urges D.C. Council to restore funding to the Pay Equity Fund

AskHer Series: Addressing Our Black Maternal Health Crisis

#AskHer: Addressing Our Black Maternal Health Crisis

AskHer Series: ECEFC Co-Chair Spotlight ft. Julia Lipton and Carmen Wong

#AskHer Q&A ft. ECEFC Co-chairs, Julia Lipton and Carmen Wong

Meet Our 2024 Rock Star Fund Awardees

Meet our 2024 Rock Star Fund Awardees!

AskHer Series: Our Power. Our Legacy.

#AskHer: Our Power. Our Legacy ft. entrepreneur sheroes in our community

AskHer Series: Addressing Disparities in Black Women’s Mental Health

#AskHer: Addressing Disparities in Black Women’s Mental Health ft. Dr. Tyffani Dent

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