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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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Youth Leadership Reality Workshop - March 3rd

The Youth Leadership Reality Workshop presents a real life simulation in which the participants select a career and make lifestyle choices. The participants then receive one month’s salary (after taxes) and must pay for their lifestyle choices at 18 booths, run by members of New York State Women, Inc. For example, depending on the size of their family, they select a housing option, to rent or own, number of bedrooms and either a base, moderate or luxury model.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (1008)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Career Recognition Participants Needed

The Career Recognition Program seeks to recognize the achievements of women re-entering the workforce or women who have experienced an exceptional occurrence in their position. Through competition, this program will sharpen interviewing and public speaking skills.The Career Recognition Program recognizes the achievements of women who are new to the workforce as a result of a career change; who have earned an exceptional achievement/advancement in a position; or who have returned to the workforce after an absence of at least three years.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (990)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Change from Districts to Regions

At the last statewide meeting, this past fall, the Board directed the Strategic Planning Committee to work on developing a six (6) region proposal for discussion and action at its next meeting, which will be March 3rd, 2012. Since then, quite a bit of conversation has taken place at chapter and district meetings. The Strategic Planning Committee’s 6 Region Plan is not based on membership numbers, but is based on county boundaries.

 

Wednesday, January 18, 2012/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (2735)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New Web Site Launched

As we continue to move forward in our journey we are launching a new web site. The new web site will help us communicate with our members and the community much better. We are also incorporating online payments for meetings and soon to be membership payments.

Friday, January 06, 2012/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (2725)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Presidents Letter

New York State Women, Inc. welcomed its board of directors and members to the annual fall board and member meeting, in scenic Lake Placid, during the weekend of September 23-25. It was productive, successful and enjoyable – a great package. Much was accomplished as several committees presented proposals for changes that would challenge our organization’s structural history.

Thursday, December 15, 2011/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (2786)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Advertising Campaign…Its Not for Women!

New York State Women Inc. is taking a stand against the Dr. Pepper/Snapple Group Inc.'s marketing of a new 10 calorie diet drink designed to appeal only to men.  The company, which is headquartered here in New York State, airs a commercial that explicitly states “Dr. Pepper Ten, it’s Not for Women”, which began airing in October.

Friday, October 28, 2011/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (3348)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Fall Board 2011 Summary

September 23-25th 2011 saw NYS Women Inc. members from all over New York State gather in Lake Placid, NY for the Fall Board meeting and a Special Member Meeting at the High Peaks Resort. Members of the host District XI, Carrie Locatelli, Bev Sprague and Linda Provo welcomed attendees while Mother Nature participated with an offering of glorious fall foliage.

Saturday, October 01, 2011/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (2655)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Womens Day at the New York State Fair in Syracuse

The Women's Day at the Fair event was held on August 31, 2011 and it was sold out!  Of the total attendees, 20 NYS Women, Inc. members participated.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (2509)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Friday, June 10, 2011/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (2544)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New York State Women, Inc. New Careerist Named

Albany, New York – New York State Women, Inc. held their Annual Conference June 3, 4 and 5, 2011 at the Hampton Inn & Suites, Albany, New York. Alisha Gould of Sherburne, New York became the First Candidate and was awarded First Place in the New York State Women, Inc. New Careerist Speech Program.

Friday, May 06, 2011/Author: Communications Committee/Number of views (2494)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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