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Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona Welcomes Sarah Gonzalez as Interim CEO

February 7, 2024 Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona Welcomes Sarah Gonzalez as Interim CEO  The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Sarah Gonzalez as the organization’s new Interim CEO. With a strong background in Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) practices, Gonzalez brings a […]

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WFSA supports Planned Parenthood in the effort to ensure access to abortion in our state, pending a decision from the Arizona Supreme Court.

December 14, 2023 WFSA supports Planned Parenthood in the effort to ensure access to abortion in our state, pending a decision from the Arizona Supreme Court. As Arizona awaits the decision from the Arizona Supreme Court regarding the Planned Parenthood v Mayes case, the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA) reiterates that it […]

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2024 Virtual Summit Unveils Progress and Promises for Gender Equity in Arizona

December 13, 2023  2024 Virtual Summit Unveils Progress and Promises for Gender Equity in Arizona  The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA) is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated 2024 Virtual Summit, a community centered event aimed at propelling gender equity in Arizona. This dynamic virtual gathering, scheduled for Thursday, January 18, 2024, […]

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Governor Katie Hobbs approves no-cost ARPA extension supporting the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona’s pilot Pathways for Single Moms program  

September 11, 2023  Governor Katie Hobbs approves no-cost ARPA extension supporting the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona’s pilot Pathways for Single Moms program   On August 8, 2023, the office of Governor Katie Hobbs and the Office of Strategic Planning and Budgeting approved a no-cost ARPA extension to further fund the Women’s Foundation for […]

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Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona adopts a 4-day work week to further support staff wellness and progressive labor expectations.

July 5, 2023 After in-depth research on job satisfaction, employee burnout and overall project efficiency, the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona’s (WFSA) leadership team adopts an employee-first, 4-day work week structure. As of July 1, 2023, WFSA will operate Monday through Thursday, 32 hours per week. WFSA is committed to attracting, engaging and […]

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After-school program for teens will award $5,000 to a local non-profit focusing on sex education

Teen Philanthropists Open Grant for Marginalized Communities in Arizona  After-school program for teens will award $5,000 to a local non-profit focusing on sex education  Unidas, an award-winning after-school program has announced a request for proposals for a $5,000 grant to benefit nonprofits focusing on sex education, with an emphasis on queer-affirming/inclusive, comprehensive sex education.   […]

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The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona Partners with the Pima County School Superintendent’s Office to Advance Programs for Women and Girls of All Identities

The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA) has partnered with the Pima County School Superintendent’s Office to expand access to the Unidas Teen Philanthropy Program. Unidas is an award-winning after-school program run by WFSA that builds leadership skills among girls, young women, and gender-expansive teens. Unidas is peer-led and gives participants the opportunity […]

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Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona Now Accepting Nominees for Women of Distinction Awards  

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The Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona will recognize and honor four Arizona women who have made contributions support an Arizona where women and girls of all identities thrive.  WFSA’s Women of Distinction Awards recognizes women who have demonstrated a deep commitment to their communities in one of four categories: innovation, research, advocacy, and […]

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Single Mothers in Coconino County Get a Chance at Free Higher Education 

Coconino Community College Partners with the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona to Expand the Pathways for Single Moms Program to Northern Arizona  (FLAGSTAFF, ARIZ.) Thursday, January 12, 2023 – Coconino Community College has been selected by the Women’s Foundation for the State of Arizona (WFSA) as the nonprofit partner to launch the Pathways […]

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