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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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Women With A Vision Changed Our World

Women With A Vision Changed Our World

Staten Island Chapter Celebrates Right-to-Vote Centennial with Legacy Tea by Rosemarie Dressler

It began with a small group of New York visionaries sipping tea and imagining an America where women shared equal rights with men. They set into motion a national campaign that spanned seven decades and gave way to the eventual securing the right for women to vote.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (155)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Staten Island Unites ‘Sisterhood’

Staten Island Unites ‘Sisterhood’

Sisterhood organizations participated in a fair and by presenting as a panelist or guest speaker at workshops. The women of the Sisterhood presented on positions in business, health, environmental science and government and other topics such as “You are the Architect of Your Life,” by Naomi Jones, Life Coach; “Brave Enough to Succeed,” by Fran Reali; “Dressing for Success,” by Rosemarie Cavanaugh , Nutritionist; “Non-traditional jobs in STEM,” by Katia Gordon , Director, SI Regional and Community Affairs, Con Edison; Financial Information for High School Students,” by Joan Wilton, Financial Advisor; and “Social Media Marketing.”

Friday, March 02, 2018/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (106)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Athena Society Name Change/Athena’s Bra Project

Athena Society Name Change/Athena’s Bra Project

On October 14th at the October Board of Director’s meeting held in Geneva, NY, members came together to support not just an awesome project to help women veterans, they also approved a name change for the Athena Society. The Board voted to rename the program the Athena Military Women’s Initiative.

Monday, October 23, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (795)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Richmond County Chapter Recently Awarded Two Scholarships

Richmond County Chapter Recently Awarded Two Scholarships

The Richmond County Chapter recently awarded two scholarship to women returning to school after a short hiatus. Lori Lambertson and Glad Uko-Imo were each given a check in the amount of $1,000 to help them continue their studies at the College of Staten Island.

Tuesday, October 03, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (1046)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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2017 - 2018 Chapter Challenge Membership Committee Award

2017 - 2018 Chapter Challenge Membership Committee Award

The Membership Committee will recognize and present awards at the Annual Conference to the Chapters (in two categories) with the lowest average of lapsed members from September 30, 2017 through April 30, 2018*.
Friday, September 29, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (792)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Athena Bra Project

Athena Bra Project

Sue Mager, 2017 - 2018 Chair

The first Athena Program project will kick off at the October Board meeting in Geneva. I will be asking President Carlin for a scheduled time slot to meet with interested parties to find out exactly what New York State Women can do for our women veterans.

Friday, September 29, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (734)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NYSW October Board Meeting

NYSW October Board Meeting

NYSW October Board Meeting will be held in Geneva, NY on October 13th - 15th.

Monday, September 25, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (857)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Athena Society

Athena Society

Sue Mager, 2017 - 2018 Chair

The first Athena Program project will kick off at the October Board meeting in Geneva. I will be asking President Carlin for a scheduled time slot to meet with interested parties to find out exactly what New York State Women can do for our women veterans.

Friday, August 04, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (1463)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Olga Zona Irwin - Inaugural Lifetime Achievement

Olga Zona Irwin - Inaugural Lifetime Achievement

Long-time NYS Women, Inc. member, Olga Zona Irwin, was presented with the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award by the Delaware County Democratic Committee (DCDC) at its annnual dinner at SUNY Delhi on May 4th.

Monday, July 17, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (1634)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Chadwick Bay Chapter is Celebrating 75 Years

Chadwick Bay Chapter is Celebrating 75 Years

The Chadwick Bay Chapter of NYS Women Inc. is celebrating our 75th year as an organization that is instrumental in the Dunkirk – Fredonia community. In 1942, twenty-two women banded together to form Business and Professional Women of Dunkirk Fredonia. These visionaries encouraged local business and professional women to join the organization for personal and professional growth. Their mission was to achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information.

Monday, June 26, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (1419)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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