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We are a non-profit state federation. Our membership includes women and men of every age, race, religion, political party and socio-economic background. We are a leading advocate on work-life balance and workplace equity issues.

In this section, you will read recent news releases and advocacy concerns as well as view our opinion editorials and letters to the editor. Members of the press who are writing about issues of concern to working women are encouraged to contact our Communications Committee at PR@nyswomeninc.org.

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Women's Day at the NYS Fair

Women's Day at the NYS Fair

Join NYS Women at the NYS Fair for Women's Day on August 29, 2018 at 10am.
Monday, June 11, 2018/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (70)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The Equal Rights Amendment

The Equal Rights Amendment

Illinois became the 37th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment on Wednesday, May 30. This places the Constitutional Amendment one state short of the states needed to be added to the Constitution.

This Amendment states that equality of rights “shall not be denied by the U. S. or any state on account of sex.”

Thursday, June 7, 2018/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (133)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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716 Chapter - 20th Annual Basket Auction

716 Chapter - 20th Annual Basket Auction

Save the Date: Join 716 Chapter for our 20th Annual Basket Auction on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. All proceeds will go towards the Award and Benefit Fund.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (90)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NYS Women NIKE RFP

NYS Women NIKE RFP

NYS Women Inc NIKE RFP bids are due April 13, 2018.

NYSW NIKE RFP PDF

Friday, March 9, 2018/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (346)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Career Development Opportunities Fundraiser

Career Development Opportunities Fundraiser

Career Development Opportunities (CDO) will be holding a fundraiser at NYS Women, Inc.’s April 2018 board of directors meeting to support all the CDO’s projects throughout the year.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (343)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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NYS Women Web Site RFP

NYS Women Web Site RFP

NYS Women Inc Web Site RFP bids are due April 10, 2018.

NYSW Web Site RFP PDF

Friday, February 16, 2018/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (318)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Dorothy Mangano’s 97th Birthday and 62 Year Membership Recognition

Dorothy Mangano’s 97th Birthday and 62 Year Membership Recognition

During August 2017 Lakeshore Chapter members, along with members of Dorothy’s family joined us for a surprise 97th birthday celebration at St. Columbans on the Lake. Dorothy was also given a membership certificate reflecting her 62 years as a member of Lakeshore Chapter, NYS Women, Inc. (previously BPW/NYS, Silver Creek Local Organization).

Tuesday, November 14, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (532)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Athena Society Name Change/Athena’s Bra Project

Athena Society Name Change/Athena’s Bra Project

On October 14th at the October Board of Director’s meeting held in Geneva, NY, members came together to support not just an awesome project to help women veterans, they also approved a name change for the Athena Society. The Board voted to rename the program the Athena Military Women’s Initiative.

Monday, October 23, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (965)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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2017 - 2018 Chapter Challenge Membership Committee Award

2017 - 2018 Chapter Challenge Membership Committee Award

The Membership Committee will recognize and present awards at the Annual Conference to the Chapters (in two categories) with the lowest average of lapsed members from September 30, 2017 through April 30, 2018*.
Friday, September 29, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (917)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Athena Bra Project

Athena Bra Project

Sue Mager, 2017 - 2018 Chair

The first Athena Program project will kick off at the October Board meeting in Geneva. I will be asking President Carlin for a scheduled time slot to meet with interested parties to find out exactly what New York State Women can do for our women veterans.

Friday, September 29, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (882)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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