Kansas City, MO – The Women’s Foundation is proud to announce the appointments of Jane Ehinger to the Liquor Control Board of Review in Kansas City, Missouri and Cristina Walker to the Public Art Committee in Olathe, Kansas. Kansas City Mayor Sly James appointed Ehinger and Walker was appointed by Olathe Mayor Mike Copeland.
Wichita, KS – A regional initiative to appoint more women to civic boards and commissions is now up and running in Wichita, and women interested in serving the public are encouraged to apply. The Appointments Project™, an initiative of the Women’s Foundation, is designed to increase the number of women serving on civic boards and commissions and recently expanded to Wichita with the support of Mayor Jeff Longwell.
Wichita, KS -- Today the Women’s Foundation, League of Kansas Municipalities, Kansas State University Extension and the Kansas Health Foundation announced a new partnership focused on expanding the Appointments Project™, an initiative designed to increase the number of women serving on civic boards and commissions.
Women’s Foundation today issued the following statement regarding a new report showing that Missouri’s occupational licensing laws for lower-income occupations are the 22nd most burdensome in the nation.
KANSAS CITY, Mo – Women’s Foundation is creating a new internship in honor of Mayor Sly James and his work to empower women and increase the number of women serving on Kansas City’s public boards and commissions.
Reading recent headlines, one could be forgiven for concluding that the march towards gender equity had slowed or even stalled.
Hundreds of women have come forward with allegations of sexual harassment by male bosses and coworkers who preyed on them with near impunity.
Kansas City, Mo – Women’s Foundation will host an event on Thursday, Nov. 9 to honor Mayor Sly James for his work to empower women economically and increase the number of women serving on city boards and commissions.
Kansas City, MO. -- Women’s Foundation is proud to announce a joint appointment of two women to Kansas City commissions. Amanda Loughlin will serve on the Kansas City, Missouri, Historic Preservation Commission and Haley Bowman will serve on the Kansas City Youth Commission.
Kansas City, MO – Missouri Governor Eric Greitens’ Boards and Commissions Task Force has issued a report that includes recommendations on occupational licensing that were informed by Women’s Foundation research.
Kansas City, MO – Women’s Foundation announced today that it will be working with the Kansas Legislature to evaluate their current policies and make recommendations to improve the culture and combat sexual harassment in the Kansas Capitol.