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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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The Susquehanna Chapter Awarded their 2017 Women Helping Women Scholarships

The Susquehanna Chapter Awarded their 2017 Women Helping Women Scholarships

The NYS Women Inc., Susquehanna Chapter is proud to recognized two young women in this year’s Women Helping Women Scholarship essays.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (27)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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March into Women's History Month Bracket

March into Women's History Month Bracket

Members of the Buffalo Niagara Chapter from St. Bonaventure University came together with the Jandoli School of Communication's Woman of Promise panel two years ago to create a bracket to help with advocacy of amazing women throughout our history.

Monday, March 06, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (132)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Sylvia Porter Women Who Helped Build the Empire State

Sylvia Porter Women Who Helped Build the Empire State

by JoAnne Krolak

“Money never remains just coins and pieces of paper. Money can be translated into the beauty of living, a support in misfortune, an education, or future security.” - Sylvia Porter, Sylvia Porter’s Money Book, 1975

Friday, January 27, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (129)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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From Whence We Have Come... Financially Speaking

From Whence We Have Come... Financially Speaking

by Claire Knowles

It hasn’t been that long since a woman has been able to have her own credit card. The Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974 granted a woman the right to have a credit card in her own name – which translated into an unprecedented degree of independence for women. Feminists and advocates for women’s equal rights, including New York State Women, Inc., fought hard for this basic right – enabling women’s financial freedom.
Friday, January 27, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (319)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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St. Lawrence Chapter - Eowyn Hewey Accepted Member of the Month Award

St. Lawrence Chapter - Eowyn Hewey Accepted Member of the Month Award

Eowyn Hewey accepted a Member of the Month award on behalf of the St. Lawrence Chapter of NYS Women Inc. at the Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce Annual Luncheon.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (144)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NYSW Staten Island Leads Sisterhood to Encourage Women to Explore Occupations

NYSW Staten Island Leads Sisterhood to Encourage Women to Explore Occupations

Presidents and representatives from organizations concerned with the welfare of women and families recently gathered together for the annual meeting of the Sisterhood of Women’s Organizations.

Monday, January 23, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (73)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NYS Governor's Executive Orders 161 & 162

NYS Governor's Executive Orders 161 & 162

Two Executive Orders submitted by Governor Cuomo, 161 & 162, at his recent State of State meeting. These are the result of the advocacy of 120 Womens' Organizations, including NYS Women, Inc. 

Monday, January 16, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (159)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Three Prominent Rochester Women Awarded the Keeper of the Flame Tribute by the National Women's Hall of Fame

Three Prominent Rochester Women Awarded the Keeper of the Flame Tribute by the National Women's Hall of Fame

Seneca Falls, New York - Three outstanding Rochester women were honored by the National Women's Hall of Fame at a "Keeper of the Flame" ceremony and reception on December 14, 2016.

Friday, December 16, 2016/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (180)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund 30th Anniversary

NY Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund 30th Anniversary

GLEF Goal: $30 from 300 donors by our 30th Anniversary - Our 30th Anniversary is coming up and we’d like your help in celebrating.

Friday, November 11, 2016/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (161)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Youth Leadership at Southern Finger Lakes Women Chapter

Youth Leadership at Southern Finger Lakes Women Chapter

On Saturday October 15, 2017 in Watkins Glen, the NYS Women Southern Finger Lakes Women Chapter held a Youth Leadership event. Youth Leadership is a NYS Women Inc. program that helps high school girls learn about college life and real world experiences.

Tuesday, November 08, 2016/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (192)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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