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The Women’s Foundation moved!

Women’s Foundation moved to new offices at 1661 N. Swan The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona announced it is moving to new offices in Tucson, Arizona this August. Several factors contributed to the need for more space, including record recent growth at both the Women’s Foundation and the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona.In the last…

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Former Board Chair Opens the 6th Donor Advised Fund at the WFSA

At the end of her term as the Women’s Foundation board chair, Mary Keane felt that she wanted to do more. She and her husband, Jim McCorry, wanted to make a personal impact in the community in an area where she was passionate while, at the same time, they wanted to continue to support the…

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2015-2016 Trustees Announced

The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona is pleased to announce that Allison Vaillancourt, Ph.D. was elected Chair of the WFSA Board of Trustees during its recent trustees’ meeting. Allison is Vice President for Human Resources & Institutional Effectiveness at the University of Arizona and is also a Professor of Practice in the UA School of…

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Single parenting the most common reason Tucson women are poor, study finds

Lifting Tucson up and out of its current slump could be as simple as this: Provide more support and opportunities for women and children. A recently released report, “Supporting Arizona Women’s Economic Self-Sufficiency,” shows that providing affordable child care to women, and high-quality early education to young children, are the best ways to help everyone….

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Funding for Women’s Services Down, Affecting Self-Sufficiency

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From Unidas to Harvard and beyond, One Woman’s Story of Change

Dari Zwart never expected the Unidas program to have such a profound impact on her life. And yet in the six years since graduating the program, she has seen some amazing changes. View the story on the Lovell Foundation website here.

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Project Diversifies Voices- Women-led Fellowship

La Monica Everett-Haynes and Candice Childress, University Relations and Communications writes on the OpEd Project and its first year fellows. “The University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences worked in partnership with community leader Ann W. Lovell, as well as the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona, to bring a project to Tucson that…

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