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].

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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.

NYS Women Web Site RFP

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

NYSW Web Site RFP PDF

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).

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.

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*.

Sue Mager, 2017 - 2018 Chair

Athena Bra Project

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.

NYSW October Board Meeting
NYSW October Board Meeting will be held in Geneva, NY on October 13th - 15th.

Athena Bra Project Reminder
Athena Project Reminder: Don't forget to bring a brand new/tags on bra (any size, style, color) for "Athena's Bra Project".

by Katharine Smith

NYS Women, Inc. - A Presence at National Women's Commissions Conference

New York State Women, Inc. was one of the sponsors for the National Association of Commissions for Women annual conference which was held in Buffalo, NY. The NACW conference took place over five days, from July 12th to 16th, and included workshops, moderated panels on a range of issues impacting women, keynote speakers, and networking with women from across New York State and the U.S.

Sue Mager, 2017 - 2018 Chair

Athena Society

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.

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