Women’s Foundation's 25th Anniversary Celebration Brought Big Names, Big News

On Tuesday afternoon, Women's Foundation celebrated 25 years at its We Work For Change annual event, attracting more than 1,300 people from across the political spectrum with the common goal of improving the lives of women of all ages in Missouri and Kansas.  Central to this year's event was promoting women's civic engagement and promoting more women into positions of public leadership.


Statement from Women's Foundation Regarding White House Decision on EEO-1 Pay Data Collection

Kansas City, MO -- Wendy Doyle, President & CEO of Women's Foundation issued the following statement: "At Women's Foundation, we believe in using research and data to identify real problems and develop meaningful policy solutions. That's why we are disappointed that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is stopping the pay data collection aspects of the EEO-1 form that sought to reduce the gender pay gap. 

New Website Aims to End Sexual Harassment Toward College Interns

As students return to college campuses around the state to start their school semesters, the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCADSV), Partners In Prevention, and Women’s Foundation are providing a new online tool to keep interns safe.  Today, in a virtual press conference, the groups announced the launch of the Intern Resource Network website.

Women's Foundation Statement on Missouri Special Elections

KANSAS CITY, MO – Today, Wendy Doyle, President and CEO of Women's Foundation, released a statement in response to Missouri's recent special elections:

"Women's Foundation was pleased to see two women win both legislative special elections on Tuesday in Missouri. Despite making up about 51% of the population, women are still underrepresented in elected office in Missouri and will now make up only 23% of the General Assembly.  We were glad to see that women were three out of four candidates, and that two more women will join the ranks of women holding public office in Jefferson City. Congratulations Senator-elect Sandy Crawford and Representative-elect Sara Walsh. We look forward to working with you."

Women's Foundation Statement on State Auditor Nicole Galloway's Findings on Missouri's Boards and Commissions

Wendy Doyle, President and CEO of Women's Foundation, issued the following statement in response to Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway's audit report released Monday that stated that approximately 1,130 board positions (70%) were waiting to be filled by the governor, either due to a vacancy or because of an expired term, at the end of the previous administration.