Jennifer Dancer has been appointed to the Kansas City Trusts Board of Trustees.
Meggie Mapes has been appointed to the Kansas City Environmental Management Commission.
Kellyann Jones is a participant in the Appointments Project and was appointed to the Health Commission in May 2018. She penned a blog on her experience.
Shelby Ostrom has been appointed to the Kansas Volunteer Commission.
Jennifer Ingraham has been appointed to the Kansas City PIEA Crossroads Arts Advisory Committee.
KANSAS CITY – This April 2 will mark Equal Pay Day, which symbolizes the approximate day when women’s earnings finally catch up to what men earned the previous year. The Women’s Foundation and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) are encouraging women to mark the occasion by taking advantage of AAUW Work Smart Online, a free and proven online resource to help them negotiate the salary and benefits they deserve.
To honor the contribution of both Annie and Abel Van Meter to Missouri, Van Meter State Park will be renamed Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park at a ceremony at the park at 2 p.m. on March 28.
Women’s History Month is a great opportunity to not only reflect on the contributions women have made in the past but also to celebrate women who are paving the way towards a brighter future today.
Jean Evans is a former Missouri state representative, now the Executive Director of the Missouri Republican Party. She spoke to the Women’s Foundation about her background as a public servant, the challenges she has faced, and why she hopes even more women get involved in their communities.
March is Women’s History Month and here at the Women’s Foundation we’re celebrating the ways that women are making history and pressing for positive change. All across the country, women are breaking barriers, challenging the status quo, and building a brighter future for all of us.