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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.

Washington Area Women's Foundation

#AskHer Series: The Safety of Native American Women & Girls

This webinar featured Shannon O’Loughlin, Chief Executive & Attorney for the Association on American Indian Affairs. The Association on American Indian Affairs is the oldest non-profit serving Indian Country protecting sovereignty, preserving culture, educating youth and building capacity. Moderated by Interim President and CEO Jackie Lendsey, the conversation focused on issues impacting indigenous women. Session […] Read More

Washington Area Women's Foundation

#AskHer Series: Fresia Guzman, Director of Youth Opportunity Centers with Identity, Inc.

Our #AskHer series is an interview with our partners, community members and supporters who work tirelessly for women and girls. This interview is with Fresia Guzman, Director of Youth Opportunity Centers with Identity, Inc. Identity’s Mission – In pursuit of a just, equitable and inclusive society, Identity creates opportunities for Latino and other historically underserved youth […] Read More