President and CEO, Wendy Doyle, submitted testimony on SB283 relating to higher education financial aid for families of military members. Read a summary of what she had to say.
This year’s boom of female candidates has been likened to a “pink wave.” But the problem with waves is they recede. Let’s all keep working to build a more inclusive future where the government truly reflects the diversity of the people it serves.
Amanda has been appointed to the Liquor Control Board of Kansas City.
In the wake of a historic year for women candidates, the Women’s Foundation’s Appointments Project® today released new research on the benefits of gender diversity and a set of best practices to help municipal leaders increase the diversity and effectiveness of public boards and commissions.
The Women's Foundation today commended Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly on being sworn in as the 48th governor of Kansas. Gov. Laura Kelly will be the third woman to occupy the governor’s office in state history.
The Women's Foundation today commended the record number of women sworn in to office in the Missouri General Assembly. According to the Jefferson City News Tribune, the 100th Missouri General Assembly will include 50 women lawmakers, a record for the state.
TOPEKA – The Women’s Foundation today commended the Kansas Supreme Court for its decision to provide 1,600 employees of the judicial branch with up to six weeks of paid parental leave after the birth or adoption of a child. The move follows Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer’s executive order extending paid parental leave to more than 17,000 state workers.