Kelly Nevins Executive Director of the Women’s Fund talked
about its programs to help women interested in public policy development or
political careers. The activities listed below are examples of the work that
the Women’s Fund is engaged in on behalf of women and girls.
I. WPI Information
The Women’s Policy Institute held a information and training
opportunity on August 1st at the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island in
Providence. The program was designed to increase the number of women leaders in
the state who are actively involved in crafting public policy on behalf of
women and girls.
2. Voter Registration
The Women’s Fund celebrated Women’s Equity Day on August 26th
it’s 100th Anniversary date of the signing of the 19th
Amendment to the US Constitution. The training’s objective was to increase
voter registration and the number of people actually voting in 2020.
3. Cocktails &
A diverse group of young female identifying speakers
explored their relationship to the past, present and future of feminist ideals
and their visions for what it means to them in 2019.
4. Golf Tournament
The scramble style golf tournament will be held on September
29th at the Cranston Country Club.
5. Cocktails &
This conversation will take place on October 23 from 6:00pm
– 8:00pm at Roger Williams University in Bristol RI. The program is designed to
address unconscious bias and methods to use to flip these biases. Panelist’s
for this event include: Siri Chilazi of Harvard University, Shan Mukhtar, PhD
of Providence College and Stephanie Huskel from IGT and Sandra Victorino from
Providence Center; and Moderated by Susan Bosco and Anne Lambert from RWU.