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

Special Grants from NY Grace Legendre Fund Inc.

In 2014, the NY Grace Legendre Fund Inc., a 501©(3) non for profit corporation, began awarding Special Grants to organizations in order to sponsor educational or research opportunities which would further the advancement of working women.

CDO Offers Scholarships and Grants

The NYS Career Development Opportunities, Inc is pleased to announce the offering of monetary scholarships/grants to assist NYS Women with their career related studies, education, and/or training and related costs.

Raising the Minimum Wage

Raising the minimum wage is an issue of vital importance to women. Women make up a large percentage of those who earn the minimum wage.

2016 Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund Special Grants Program

Applications are welcomed for NYS Women Inc. Local Chapters, Regions, State President, or State Executive Committee as well as from other organizations whose mission statement is consistent with the purpose of the Endowment Fund.

Erie County Legislator Recognizes NYSW President
Renee Cerullo, our President, received a honor from Erie County Legislator Ted Morton for her work in the community and becoming President of NYS Women Inc.
Message from New President

Its hard to believe I was just installed as your NYS Women Inc President. Thank you to everyone for all your words of encouragement and support. I get asked all the time why NYSW when there are so many business organizations out there. The answer to this question is different for each one of us but for me – mentoring, networking, personal/professional development, friendships, are words that come to mind. It is by far the best organization I am part of.

Caught in the Act 2015 Slideshow

Every year we put together our Caught in the Act slide show. This is a summary of what has gone on throughout all our Chapters in the past year. View the slide show>>

Chadwick Bay Scholarship Honorees

Chadwick Bay Chapter of NYS Women Inc. met on May 19th at the Fireside Manor to award our scholarships to non-traditional students. We were pleased to present Jacquelyn Sasso, of Fredonia and Kamie Fields of Dunkirk with $750 certificates. These scholarships are made possible by the Getaway Weekend held this past March at the Clarion Hotel.

Women’s Day at the NYS Fair - Sept 2nd

Women’s Day at the Fair is an opportunity for members of NYS Women, Inc. to network and share our mission. The days luncheon  speaker is US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

NIKE RFP - Due May 30th

NYS Women has a RFP for production of its quarterly newsletter - NIKE. Submissions are due by May 30th.