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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 PR@nyswomeninc.org.

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Inventions Made by Women: Wow! Who Knew?

Inventions Made by Women: Wow! Who Knew?

Compliments of Suzanne Kelly

Jump through time and take a look at all the truly amazing accomplishments these women have achieved. Wow! Who knew?
Wednesday, February 10, 2016/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (6)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Capital Region Women's Network Presents Reality Store Program

Capital Region Women's Network Presents Reality Store Program

Submitted by, Eileen Howe Bird CRWN

Capital Region Women’s Network (CRWN) partnered with Girls Inc. to offer the Reality Store program on September 29, 2015 at the Girls Inc. Schenectady location, with 14 youth participating. Girls Inc. runs a vibrant after school program for Schenectady area youth that draws from Schenectady and the surrounding communities. Members of Capital Region Women’s Network worked with Diana Suits, the Program Director to tailor the program to an audience of 6th and 7th graders. This age group presented a challenge to club members requiring some modifications to ensure the game experience would be appropriate for 12-13 year age range.

Thursday, February 04, 2016/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (41)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NYS Women- Staten Island to present Women of Distinction Awards to Margaret Barry and Geraldine Walters Smith

NYS Women- Staten Island to present Women of Distinction Awards to Margaret Barry and Geraldine Walters Smith

The Staten Island chapter of New York State Women will honor their longest standing members Margaret Barry and Geraldine Walters Smith with their Lifetime Distinction Award. Margaret served the organization for 53years; Geraldine for 52 years.

Seven outstanding women will join Ms. Barry and Ms. Walters-Smith at the ceremony and luncheon on Saturday, April 2, 2016, noon, LiGreci’s Staaten, 697 Forest Avenue, and Staten Island. 

Wednesday, February 03, 2016/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (49)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2016-2017 Officer Nominations

2016-2017 Officer Nominations

Do you have great ideas and thoughts about the future direction of this organization? Do you want to serve as a leader? Do you want to make an impact? If so, we need you! We are seeking good people to run for the offices of President-Elect, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.

Wednesday, February 03, 2016/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (75)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Can You Go 24 Hours without Complaining?

Can You Go 24 Hours without Complaining?

Written by Claire Knowles

Have you yet adopted the “no complaining rule?” Eight years ago, Jon Gordon’s book, The No Complaining Rule took the business world by storm, topping the best-seller’s list. The key to this book’s enduring success is that it offers positive ways to deal with negativity both at work and in other organizations. It requires that you shine a light on your own complaining.

Thursday, January 21, 2016/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (51)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Makes Emotional Plea For Paid Family Leave

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Makes Emotional Plea For Paid Family Leave

Women make up a majority of those earning the minimum wage, which has not kept pace with the rate of inflation over the last 50 years. Many of the modern, industrial nations of the world, our allies, have much higher minimum wages, without the disastrous consequences predicted by those who oppose raising the minimum wage. In fact, each of those states that have raised their minimum wages have experienced job growth much higher than that in every single state that did not raise the minimum wage. This is because raising the minimum wage pumps millions into local economies, providing a massive stimulus effect.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (44)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Member Benefit Update - 32% off Long Term Care Insurance

Member Benefit Update - 32% off Long Term Care Insurance

Member Benefit Update - Through New York Life and Dedicated Financial Solutions, all members of New York State Women Inc. as well as their Extended Family Members are eligible for up to 32% off Long Term Care Insurance, an important discount to take advantage of before changes increase in January.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (113)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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2016 Fellowship Application for Graduate Study

2016 Fellowship Application for Graduate Study

Fellowships are awarded annually for graduate study to qualified women. The number and amount of the fellowships vary from year to year.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (167)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Workplace Advancement Act vs Paycheck Fairness Act

Workplace Advancement Act vs Paycheck Fairness Act

As early as next week, your Senators will get a chance to vote on the so-called "Workplace Advancement Act." Conservatives are claiming it's an equal pay bill — but in reality, it would do more harm than good for women.

Sunday, November 08, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (254)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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October Meeting Wrap up

October Meeting Wrap up

What an amazing weekend we had in Syracuse for the October Meeting. The weekend was full of laughing, networking, learning and education. It was so great to see so many women helping and supporting each other. Everyone was so positive and supportive. I think everyone left the meeting re-energized to move this organization to the next level.

Monday, November 02, 2015/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (112)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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