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Elevating Women in the Workplace

Posted June 6, 2022 /

LILLY is a dramatic feature film based on the remarkable life of Fair Pay icon Lilly Ledbetter. As a tire factory supervisor, Lilly endured 20 years of discrimination, harassment, and unequal pay, but persevered to take her fight all the way to the United States Supreme Court and Congress. President Obama named the Fair Pay… Read more »

Inspiring Bold Giving for Gender Equality

Posted May 4, 2022 /

Women Moving Millions (WMM) believes gender equality will remain out of reach while the stark gap in funding for women and girls persists. As it stands, only 1.9% of philanthropic funds in the United States goes towards organizations advancing women and girls issues. Across the challenges facing our planet, from COVID-19 to climate change, this… Read more »

Expanding to Change the Future for More Indigenous Women and Girls in Arizona

Posted October 27, 2021 /

The statewide expansion of the Women’s Foundation allows the organization to impact women and girls in all fifteen Arizona counties, and to cultivate relationships to serve women and girls on Arizona tribal lands. While the WFSA has always served minority and underserved populations, in 2021, the Foundation made Black, Indigenous, and women of color its… Read more »

Research That Leads to Change in the Entertainment Industry

Posted June 10, 2021 /

The Annenberg Inclusion Initiative (AI2) at the University of Southern California, founded by Dr. Stacy L. Smith, is the leading global think tank studying issues of inequality in entertainment and rolling out tangible solutions for change. AI2 engages research, advocacy and action surrounding entertainment on behalf of marginalized individuals to create a more inclusive ecosystem… Read more »

Expand the Story, Change the World

Posted May 31, 2021 /

The growing sense of urgency around gender equity in media required an industry-wide response. To meet this challenge, in 2015, Women In Film and Sundance Institute brought together over 50 Hollywood leaders and influencers, including studio heads, agency partners, senior network executives, and talent and guild representatives to figure out a way to make the… Read more »

Eliminating Language that Silences Workers’ Voices

Posted May 31, 2021 /

Every worker deserves a voice. By 2024, more than 82 million American workers will be silenced by forced arbitration, and will never be able to share their toxic workplace experiences. Additionally, over one-third of the U.S. workforce is bound by non-disclosure agreements that do not allow them to speak up about discrimination at their jobs.… Read more »

Advancing Gender Parity Among Young Men

Posted May 31, 2021 /

The idea for the Healthy Intergenerational Masculinity (HIM) Initiative was developed among Tucson social service agency leaders who wanted to break the cycle of sexual assault and domestic violence by supporting young men, engaging them as allies, and building a community culture in which teenage boys are safe to ask for help, express themselves, and… Read more »

Creating a Fairer and More Equitable Workplace

Posted May 31, 2021 /

On average, just 18% of top leadership positions—including C-suite roles and those of vice president, director, and senior manager—are held by women. When the gender parity gap is closed, everyone wins: Gender diverse companies are 15% more likely to outperform peers and women reinvest 90% of their incomes into families and communities, thus adding half a trillion dollars to… Read more »

Increasing Independent Reporting on Gender and Mental Health

Posted May 30, 2021 /

The 19th is an independent nonprofit newsroom reporting at the intersection of gender, race, politics and policy. The 19th launched in 2020, one of the most consequential election years in generations, and nearly a century after the 19th Amendment granted some — but not all — women the right to vote. Its mission is to empower… Read more »