Women’s Foundation Commends Kansas Legislature’s Strides To Combat Sexual Harassment

Topeka, KS – The Women’s Foundation today commended the Kansas Legislature and Governor Jeff Colyer for including a proviso in the state budget, which prohibits the use of state funds to settle sexual harassment cases or request non-disclosure agreements. The ban will apply to sexual harassment cases brought against state employees and elected officials.

Award-Winning Journalist Ann Curry to Speak at Women’s Foundation Annual Event 

Kansas City, Mo. – The Women’s Foundation announced today that veteran journalist Ann Curry will be the keynote speaker at its We Work for Change Annual Event in October.  

This year’s event theme, “Truth Tellers: Stories that Change the World,” will feature timely discussions on pressing issues, such as the need for more women in leadership roles and the power of personal stories and factual information to make change. 

Women’s Foundation Releases Updated Data on Gender Wage Gap, Encourages Employers To Adopt Equal Pay Best Practices

Kansas City, Mo. – Ahead of Equal Pay Day on April 10th, the Women’s Foundation is encouraging employers to implement equal pay best practices to ensure gender pay parity among their employees. An updated analysis from the Women’s Foundation and the University of Missouri Institute of Public Policy shows women in Missouri who work full-time, year-round, earn 78 cents for every dollar earned by men.