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

Carol Golyski Wins the 10th Annual Women's Exemplary Leadership Awards

Carol Golyski, a member of Grand Island Professional Women’s Chapter, New York State Women, has been selected the winner of the 10th Annual Womens Exemplary Leadership Award, which was presented Wednesday evening (June 22) at a dinner in Elldins, River Oaks, Grand Island.

Clarence Chapter presents 5 grants to community organizations

New York State Women, Inc., Clarence Chapter recently held its 18th Annual Basket Auction to raise money for its award and benefit program at the Brookfield Country Club in Clarence, NY. At the event, grants were presented to local area non-profits from funds raised at last year’s event.

Chadwick Bay Chapter of NYS Women Inc. Installation of 2016 - 2017 Officers

Chadwick Bay Chapter of NYS Women Inc. met at Shorewood Country Club for dinner and installation of 2016-2017 officers.

Kamie Fields recipient of the 2016 Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Fellowship
Kamie Fields from the Chadwick Bay Chapter was awarded the 2016 Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Fellowship.

Gifts $2000 to Harbor Lights Theater Company

NYS Women Staten Island Support Women in the Performing Arts

The Staten Island chapter of New York State Women Inc. presented the Harbor Lights Theater Company program with a $2,000 check to enhance their efforts to bring Broadway level productions to the Island and to provide opportunities for thriving local artists.

NYSW, Inc., Westchester 2016 Scholarship Winner

On May 17, 2016, Kathy Stagg presented the Westchester Chapter 2016 scholarship award to Madison Sacramone at the May dinner meeting at which Madison and her father, Steven, were the honored guests. The award is for $1000, along with a student membership to NYSW, Inc.

Rome Chamber of Commerce, Co-hosted the 22nd Congressional District Primary Political Forum
Professional Business Women of Rome, in partnership with the Rome Chamber of Commerce, co- hosted the 22nd Congressional District primary political forum. The event was held in the morning of May 11th at the Beeches Restaurant in Rome. Candidates spoke and were asked questions from students of our local high school along with area Community leaders.
Westchester Chapter sponsored a Women’s History Contest

The Westchester Chapter sponsored a Women’s History Contest in March in The Montessori Academy in Yonkers, New York.  The contest is open to all first, second and third graders.  Each student was asked to choose a woman that they felt had made a difference and why they felt the woman had made a difference.

CNY Chapter Grant Information

The CNY Chapter is offering (1) $500.00 grant to an adult women residing in Oswego, Madison and/or Onondaga County in financial need who is returning to school as a result of the recent recession, corporate downsizing or a change in family structure (i.e. separation, divorce or death) to specifically pursue an education in the medical and/or health sciences field. 

Richmond County Chapter - Shaunte Colbert, Winner of Our Women in History Essay Contest

The Richmond County Chapter of New York State Women, Inc. is pleased to announce the winner of the NYSW RC Chapter’s Women in History Essay Contest, Shaunte Colbert,for her essay on Ella Baker.