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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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Dorothy Mangano’s 97th Birthday and 62 Year Membership Recognition

Dorothy Mangano’s 97th Birthday and 62 Year Membership Recognition

During August 2017 Lakeshore Chapter members, along with members of Dorothy’s family joined us for a surprise 97th birthday celebration at St. Columbans on the Lake. Dorothy was also given a membership certificate reflecting her 62 years as a member of Lakeshore Chapter, NYS Women, Inc. (previously BPW/NYS, Silver Creek Local Organization).

Tuesday, November 14, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (59)/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 (468)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Yates County Women - An Evening with a Yates County Settler

Join Yates County Women on October 17, 2017 for an evening with a Yates County settler.
Monday, October 16, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (50)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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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 (651)/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 (609)/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 (564)/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 (668)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Athena Bra Project Reminder

Athena Bra Project Reminder

Athena Project Reminder: Don't forget to bring a brand new/tags on bra (any size, style, color) for "Athena's Bra Project".
Friday, September 15, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (721)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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NYS Women, Inc. - A Presence at National Women's Commissions Conference

NYS Women, Inc. - A Presence at National Women's Commissions Conference

by Katharine Smith

New York State Women, Inc. was one of the sponsors for the National Association of Commissions for Women annual conference which was held in Buffalo, NY. The NACW conference took place over five days, from July 12th to 16th, and included workshops, moderated panels on a range of issues impacting women, keynote speakers, and networking with women from across New York State and the U.S.

Friday, August 18, 2017/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (983)/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 (1226)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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