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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].

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by Amy Kellogg

Effective Advocacy: Communicating with your State Legislator

In 2015, then-immediate past president of NYS Women, Inc., Amy Kellogg, gave a presentation on effective political advocacy at that year’s spring board in April at the Griffiss Institute in Rome. Here are the highlights; and take special notice of the dates the legislature is in session. Advocating for an issue when your legislator isn’t in Albany, isn’t a good use of your time!

by Claire Knowles

Finding my voice. . . because my destiny is calling

It was George Bernard Shaw, famous playwright, who penned this keeper:

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself!”

When we create ourselves, we bring something into existence, we manifest. We cause a part of us to come into being – intentionally, deliberately. Our hidden voice wants to be heard . . . yet where and why is it hidden?

from Robin Bridson

Using Your Voice

HELLO EVERYONE! How is your year going so far? Are you getting into the swing of things with your chapters and regions? This is an exciting time for NYS Women, Inc.! We are one hundred years old! Pass the cake!

Through the Looking Glass

In the Next 100 years…What will New York State Women Accomplish? It has been 100 years since Women’s Right to Vote became a reality.


“What’s next for New York State Women Inc, as the coming decades unfold?” “Will we still be advancing Powerful Women Personally, Professionally and Politically during the next 100 years?"

President's Message

I know … it isn’t January and I certainly don’t want to rush the cold and snow, but we are starting our new year with New York State Women and it’s a time to start fresh! It’s a time to make plans, to set goals and resolutions, … a time to get moving!

Find Your Voice

Every one of us has a story! Everyone has a journey, we invite you to let your voice be heard and tell your story to inspire others. If you have a personal achievement, a professional change or giving your voice to a political issue plaguing our society. We want to hear you and support you!!!

Staten Island Proudly Hosts 9th Annual Sisterhood Meeting

Women representing organizations from all corners of the borough joined together for their Ninth Sisterhood Annual Meeting hosted by the Staten Island chapter of NYS Women, inc.

2019-2020 NYSW Officer Nominations

Nominations are now open for the offices of Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Please fill out the application to submit your name.

Staten Island Chapter Celebrates USA

Members of the Staten Island chapter of New York State Women bring in the July 4th holiday at the patriotic concert, AMERICA POPS!, with the 50 piece Richmond County Orchestra with maestro Alan Aurelia at Gateway Church auditorium, Charleston, Staten Island.

Women's Day at the NYS Fair
Join NYS Women at the NYS Fair for Women's Day on August 29, 2018 at 10am.