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A Dynamic Duo!

Mother-daughter duo Dr. Shelia Payton and Bethani Payton-Thomas are dedicated AWF volunteers. Dr. Payton, a board certified Chiropractic Physician and founder of Wellspring Health and Wellness, was a member of the inaugural Inspire Atlanta class in 2018. Through her mother’s involvement with AWF, Bethani also became a volunteer and they’ve both been active and avid…

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Finding Inspiration to Fundraise During a Crisis

When the COVID-19 pandemic began significantly impacting the U.S. in March and leaders started issuing shelter-in-place orders, AWF’s current class of Inspire Atlanta participants were in the middle of their six-month program, which includes a personal fundraising campaign. Questions arose if fundraising would even be possible not only during a pandemic, but during a massive…

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How the CARES Act Impacts Women

Thank you to Kim Hartsock, CPA and Megan Randolph, CPA from Warren Averett for helping to breakdown and explain the recently passed federal relief package known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). While men are more likely to be physically and medically affected by COVID-19, much conversation has been had…

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Women’s History Month 2020 Events

For Women’s History Month 2020, we’ve put together a list of events happening around Metro Atlanta to celebrate.  We’ll be updating this list as needed.  If you have any event you’d like to share for this list, please email us at info@atlantawomen.org. Ongoing throughout March Every Wednesday at 6 pm, Auburn Avenue Research Library (AARL)…

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Look Inside Inspire Atlanta

We wanted to share what our 2019 Inspire Atlanta class has been up to since orientation in March. They are an amazing group of 40 women, and we’re proud of their collective effort to lift up women and girls in our community. Here are a few highlights: Poverty Simulation The first programmatic event after orientation…

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With Gratitude.

As June comes to a close, so does The Atlanta Women’s Foundation’s fiscal year, which means, we also say good-bye to Board Members who are terming off.  This year we bid farewell to five incredible Board Members, including our Board Chair, one of the first men to join the AWF Board, and three Members who…

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Inspiring Women to Lead

In the U.S., March is Women’s History Month and it is an opportunity to celebrate the inspiring women who have contributed to and shaped our country and the world. At AWF, we not only recognize past and present contributions of women, but look to the future as well. Today we launch the 2019 class of…

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Why Women on Board

High-Functioning Nonprofit Board Members Learn What Works – and Utilize Knowledge & Leadership Skills to Make an Impact by Terri Theisen, Theisen Consulting   Eighteen years ago, the forward-thinking leadership of The Atlanta Women’s Foundation launched the Women on Board initiative as a way to expand women’s leadership and influence in community organizations. The special…

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2018 Women in Healthcare

Women in Healthcare presents the documentary film, ANGST. This film explores teenage anxiety and depression- its causes, effects, and what we can do about it. This event will take place on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 4:30pm-7:30pm. The program will be at held at AMC Phipps Plaza 14 and the reception will be held at…

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Upcoming Events

This year’s Women in Law will be “A Conversation with Judy Smith“, Crisis Management Expert, lawyer, and the inspiration for the hit TV show Scandal. She will be speaking with KISS 104.1 and B-98.5 morning news anchor Condace Pressley about her professional experiences in crisis management, politics and building a business. The event will take…

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