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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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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.

NYSWomen - Staten Island Awards Scholarships
The business and professional women of the Staten Island chapter of NYS Women awarded two local women with academic scholarships.
NYS Women-Staten Island Supports Women at Good Counsel Residence

The Staten Island chapter of NYS Women presented $2000 to the Staten Island Residence of Good Counsel Homes, Inc. This program provides invaluable intervention for hundreds of pregnant young women and single parents.

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.

President Renee's farewell message
At conference, we had a member's celebration during Friday night's dinner. President Renee gave her farewell message, stating its our turn to be the teachers/mentors as so many have done for us.
Advocacy Update From Conference

This year's General Election provides us with the opportunity to make changes that will advance our legislative priorities, or impede them. In addition to the presidency, the American people also will have the opportunity to vote for every member of the House of Representatives.

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.
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.