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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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Activate in April!

April is National Volunteer Month and we are bringing to you opportunities to get involved and volunteer with several of our current grantees. Being involved in your community will not only connect you closer to your neighborhood, but can also help you transform your own life through uplifting others. Volunteering can help you develop new…

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Inspire Atlanta: Transforming Women’s Lives through Leadership & Philanthropy

By: Ashley Gravlee, Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, Novelis Inc. The Atlanta Women’s Foundation is launching a new initiative called Inspire Atlanta, a leadership program for professional women looking to ignite their passion to create positive change for women in Atlanta. The goal of the program is to provide women with an opportunity to develop personally,…

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Paula Goodman: a passionate advocate for women and girls

Paula Goodman

June is a bittersweet time for AWF because we usually have to say good-bye to Board Members who have completed their terms of service. This year is particularly difficult because our incredible Board Chair Paula Goodman steps down. Involved with the Foundation for over 10 years, Paula is one of our most passionate advocates! Her…

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Join AWF for a Day of Service

Join The Atlanta Women's Foundation for a Day of Service

AWF corporate partner Novelis is hosting a home build for a single mother and her two daughters through AWF grantee partner Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. AWF staff will be participating on Friday, July 7, 2017 and we invite any of our donors, supporters and volunteers to join us. (Additional dates are also available.) We’re excited to…

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Give Your Community A Hand

National Volunteer Month

Being involved in your community will not only connect you closer to your neighborhood, but can also help you transform your own life through uplifting others. Volunteering can help you develop new skills and knowledge from working on different projects, and gives you the opportunity to expose yourself to different experiences. Lifetime friendships may also…

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Celebrating Women’s History Month in Atlanta

Women's History Month

For Women’s History Month, we’ve pulled together a listing of events happening throughout the metro Atlanta area during the month of March.  The events range from film screenings to lectures to conferences.   March 2 Black Women Film Summit Weekend From Thursday, March 2 through Sunday, March 5, the Black Women Film Network will be…

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