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

St. Lawrence Chapter - Eowyn Hewey Accepted Member of the Month Award
Eowyn Hewey accepted a Member of the Month award on behalf of the St. Lawrence Chapter of NYS Women Inc. at the Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce Annual Luncheon.
Three Prominent Rochester Women Awarded the Keeper of the Flame Tribute by the National Women's Hall of Fame

Seneca Falls, New York - Three outstanding Rochester women were honored by the National Women's Hall of Fame at a "Keeper of the Flame" ceremony and reception on December 14, 2016.

NYSW Nominating Committee 2017-2018 Forms

This year’s goal for the Nominating Committee will be to pursue nominations from the entire membership for the 2017-2018 election at the annual State Conference.

President's Message - "It's A Wonderful Life!"

Happy Holidays to all! As we joyously celebrate with family and friends and give gifts of love, remember to generously use your talents to serve NYS Women, Inc.

Welcome New Members!

This quarter, we would like to welcome these 22 awesome women as new members of New York State Women, Inc.!

Margaret Mehlenbacker Tynski Wins Grand Island Professional Women's Scholarship
Margaret Mehlenbacker Tynski of Grand Island was honored at the September Awards Dinner of the Grand Island Professional Women’s Chapter, New York State Women, Inc.
PowHer the Vote

Workplaces need to change to catch-up with the realities of the 21st Century workforce. Paid Leave, Sick Days, Predictable Schedules and Flextime are key policies employees, employers, and our elected leaders must address to create a workplace for women to succeed and for our economy to flourish.

Need A Reason to Vote!

Election Day is weeks away. The tension mounts as the candidates and their surrogates make their last efforts to reach into the heart of America to attract voters. Polls change daily. Candidates jab home their messages and the election frenzy reaches a new pitch with each passing day.

Written by Pauline W. Hoffmann, Ph.D.

History in the Making - Hillary Clinton's Historic Nomination

Hillary Clinton’s historic nomination by a major political party as a candidate for president of the United States put more cracks in the proverbial glass ceiling but notice that the ceiling has not come crashing down.

Southern Finger Lakes Women - Sale of Maple Products Scholarship Fundraiser

The chapter conducted a sale of maple products as another fundraiser on behalf of the scholarship fund. The sale was organized by Sally Rigden, chapter treasurer.