CREATING OPPORTUNITY FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS
As a women’s fund, we play a unique role in unlocking the potential of women and girls. Working with many partners and people like you, we are driving change for women and girls and for Washington State.
Currently, fewer than 50 girl-focused leadership programs exist in Washington State. GLOW, which stands for Girls’ Leadership Organizations of Washington, is a statewide network dedicated to raising empowered girls. We seek to expand the number of high-quality, girl-focused leadership programs, because girls who participate in them do better in school and life. Read more
Did you know only 38 out of 450 Washington cities are run by a woman mayor? Through college training programs, civic leadership investments, and active recruitment and support for appointed positions, our Lead initiative aims to grow the voices and representation of women at the local, regional, and state levels. Read more
Four out of five households headed by single women live in poverty — and nearly half are women of color. This not only affects women and children’s well-being, but also the strength our local economies. To help forge a pathway to financial strength for single mothers, we launched the Thrive initiative. Read more
Women in King County who work full time, year round earn just 78.6 cents for every dollar earned by men. This has direct consequences for our regional economy and our quality of life. Our 100% Talent initiative mobilizes local employers to sign on and commit to equitable workplace practices that realize 100 percent of women’s talents. Read more
Join us! Be part of a community working to create positive change for women and girls.