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Dottie Lamm award winner Ananda Birungi speaks from 2019 Annual Luncheon stage
Community Dottie Lamm Award Women's Philanthropy

Meet Our 2019 Dottie Lamm Leadership Award Winner

// October 17, 2019

Our 2019 Dottie Lamm Award winner is Ananda Birungi of Thornton. Read her speech from our 2019 Annual Luncheon.

A family of four stands in front of the Grand Canyon.
Donor-Advised Fund Philanthropy Women's Equality

An Anniversary Gift to Remember

// October 1, 2019

Kenneth Ho decided it was the right move for his family to open a donor-advised fund at WFCO.

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Philanthropy WFCO Staff Women's Philanthropy

Rage Donating Feels Good, Women and Girls Need More

// September 23, 2019

We don’t have to – and shouldn’t – wait for a breaking story or viral campaign to make a difference for women and girls. Consistent, sustained giving not only addresses the most critical needs of today, it’s an investment in systemic change for our future.

WFCO Vice President of Development, Renee Ferrufino, and high school student Tea Villareal, stand with Jocelyne and Monique Lamoureux.
Equal Pay Women's Equality

Talking Women’s Equality In Sports With The Lamoureux Twins

// September 9, 2019

We interviewed the Lamoureux twins — mothers, Olympic gold medalists, and trailblazers for women’s equality in sports.

The cover of Authenticity in America by Shahira Qudrat, a Muslim woman and Afghan America
Annual Luncheon Philanthropy Power of Extended Philanthropy Women's Equality

PEP Member Pens Memoir “Authenticity in America”

// September 5, 2019

PEP member, Shahira Qudrat, pens a memoir about her dual identities as an Afghan-American and Muslim woman.

Lauren Y. Casteel Public Policy Advocacy Women's Equality

Women’s Equality Day Must Include All Women

// August 26, 2019

This speech was delivered by WFCO President & CEO, Lauren Y. Casteel, from the State Capitol on August 26, 2019, Women’s Equality Day.

Woman sits at table reading books to a young toddler.
Announcements Child Care Grantee Spotlight Public Policy Advocacy

WAGES Results Show Steady Gains After Year One

// August 21, 2019

Our WAGES grantee partners report steady progress toward employment gains and educational goals among their participants after one year.

Woman in wheelchair writes on whiteboard
Guest Column Women's Equality

An Untold Story: The Economic Status of Women With Disabilities

// August 12, 2019

When it comes to economic security, among the most overlooked and undercounted populations is women with disabilities.

Businesses that invest in women do better financially.
Equal Pay Family Leave Guest Column Women's Equality

It Makes Good (Business) Sense to Invest in Women

// July 25, 2019

Companies that invest in women, and that have higher proportions of women in decision-making groups, tend to perform better financially, have lower risk, and be more resilient.

Three new employees have joined WFCO.
Announcements WFCO Staff

WFCO Team Grows By Three

// June 24, 2019

WFCO adds three new staff members as part of our commitment to grow our statewide presence.

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