NYS Women Inc News

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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 [email protected].

Latest News

The Staten Island chapter of New York State Women joined the The Sisterhood of Women’s Organizations led by the Staten Island Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, and hundreds of Staten Island tweens and teens to their afternoon forum, I’m Special: Love Doesn’t Involve Pain.
  • 2 December 2014
  • Author: Anonym
The Career Recognition Program was designed to recognize women who have overcome challenges or had an exceptional achievement in their lives, careers or while volunteering.
  • 21 November 2014
  • Author: Anonym
Our All-Star is a very special lady in the annals of the central New York legal community. Miss Jenney has quite a story to tell.
  • 17 November 2014
  • Author: Anonym

Recently I viewed a Makers’ website slideshow and I found it to be impressive. Seven female entrepreneurs lifted up the big mistakes/failures that actually moved them forward to success. The slide-show title was termed Fail Fast meaning, admit mistakes quickly—no languishing; instead, move on and be proud that you tried and gave it your best.  But (and this is a big but), don’t let failure immobilize you or prevent you from moving forward, risking again, and walking the edge again. It is important to understand the learning power of failure.

  • 11 November 2014
  • Author: Anonym
In her new role as UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador, British actor Emma Watson will call on men and boys worldwide to join the movement for gender equality today. The actor who built an immense global fan-base through her role as Hermione in the Harry Potter series is co-hosting a UN Women special event for the HeForShe campaign from the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event aims to kick-start a global solidarity movement in support of women’s rights and full equality between women and men. - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2014/9/20-september-heforshe-press-release#sthash.lZqpPJyo.dpuf
In her new role as UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador, British actor Emma Watson called on men and boys worldwide to join the movement for gender equality.  The event aims to kick-start a global solidarity movement in support of women’s rights and full equality between women and men. - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2014/9/20-september-heforshe-press-release#sthash.lZqpPJyo.dpuf
  • 24 September 2014
  • Author: Anonym
Almost 30 members of NY Women, Inc. participated. We hosted a booth to find new members at the women’s advocacy mini fair pavilion staffed by 10 members for parts of the 10 am to 4 pm time.
  • 2 September 2014
  • Author: Anonym

There’s a new game in town and it’s going on the road.  Check it out:  The Personal and Professional Development programs have been revised with a whole new twist. 

We have become a society of wanting things too quickly and avoiding face to face interaction. We test or email and expect immediate results.

  • 10 July 2014
  • Author: Anonym

Volunteer - The commitment of time and energy for the benefit of society and the community. It is undertaken freely and by choice without concern for financial gain.

  • 8 July 2014
  • Author: Anonym

The Registration Form is now available for Women's Day at the Fair. At NYSFair.org - drop down "your fair visit" to special days; scroll to Women's Day.

  • 3 July 2014
  • Author: Anonym
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