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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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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 (45)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Region VI - Officer Training

Region 6 will offer officer training to local chapters of region and neighboring regions.
8/26/2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (52)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the kick-off of New York State Women's Suffrage

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the kick-off of New York State Women's Suffrage

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the kick-off of New York State Women's Suffrage 100th Anniversary Commemoration Commission, which will be responsible for a series of statewide programs that celebrate women's suffrage in New York State.
Monday, June 05, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (120)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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The St. Lawrence County Chapter honored 60 year member Patricia McGrath

The St. Lawrence County Chapter honored 60 year member Patricia McGrath

The St. Lawrence County Chapter honored 60 year member Patricia McGrath, at their May 2017 meeting. She was greeted with flowers and a cake for her 60 years of service to both BPW and NYSW Inc.
Saturday, May 27, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (184)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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CNY Chapter Grant Information

CNY Chapter Grant Information

The local CNY chapter, is offering 1-$500.00 grant to an adult woman residing in Oswego, Madison or Onondaga County in financial need who is returning to school as a result of corporate downsizing, a change in family structure (i.e. separation, divorce or death) or to qualify for higher earnings opportunities to specifically pursue an education in the medical and/or health sciences field.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (198)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Staten Island Chapter Recognizes "Women of Distinction"

Staten Island Chapter Recognizes "Women of Distinction"

More than 200 hundred joined the Staten Island Chapter as they honored eight local women as Women of Distinction at their annual ceremony and luncheon in April at LiGreci’s Staaten, Staten Island.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (234)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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 (298)/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 (366)/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 (327)/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 (656)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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